Roseanne Barr Says She Begged ABC to Let Her ‘Make Amends’

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Roseanne Barr just can’t stay away from Twitter, but it makes sense that she has to find something to spend her time on nowadays since she’s out of a job. In a series of now-deleted tweets, Barr explained how she was in full grovel mode with ABC executives when it came to trying to keep her show on the air.


Shortly after Barr compared former presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape, Barr’s career came to a screeching halt, with ABC canceling her popular reboot. But before it was canceled, Barr alleges that she tried to get ABC to let her make amends.

“I begged Ben Sherwood at ABC 2 let me apologize & make amends,” she tweeted about the Disney/ABC Television Group president. “I begged them not to cancel the show. I told them I was willing to do anything & asked 4 help in making things right. I’d worked doing publicity4 them 4free for weeks, traveling, thru bronchitis. I begged4 ppls jobs.”

Barr went on to describe what happened during her conversation with Sherwood.

“He said: what were you thinking when you did this? I said: I thought she was white, she looks like my family! He scoffed & said: “what u have done is egregious, and unforgivable.’ I begged 4 my crews jobs. Will I ever recover from this pain? Omg”

Shortly after her tweet spree, Barr went back to retweeting her supporters:


Once again, Barr said she was leaving Twitter to take a break:


But what she actually meant was a bathroom break, because she was right back to tweeting. The life of an unemployed person.

Bye, Kinja! It's been fun (occasionally).



For what? Being a horrible person on social media since Obama was elected? Calling Susan Rice an ape years ago? Believing in Hillary and Pizzagate? Calling the Parkland kids crisi actors THE NIGHT THE REBOOT AIRED, being a Sandy Hook Truth, an Obama birther, etc. etc, etc. She has been like this for YEARS, so shame on ABC and Goodman and Gilbert and Metcalfe (none of whom need the work).

She blamed Ambien, claimed she didn’t know Jarrett was black, etc. She is the Queen of Deplorables, and I hope she goes back to her nut farm in Hawai’i and disappears.

I loathe these entitled, horrible wypiop getting such a platform and a pass on so many things, and I am a wypipo (but am not named Becky).