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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by boondocks » Wed May 30, 2018 11:21 pm

She had a serious traumatic brain injury at age 16 and was institutionalized for quite some time. She has had mental health issues (possibly relating to the TBI) for many years. To me, it seems to have grown worse as she got older. I actually read her 1989 memoir. It was well-written and bitingly funny. She has clearly gone off the rails along the way.
Shame everyone else lost their jobs. Maybe they could have rebooted it without her (a la House of Cards).Wanda Sykes (funny comedian/actor) was a writer for the show. They could have had Roseanne hit by an Acme piano, then had Dan meet Wanda at a grief support group. Hijinks ensue. (Yes, I gave this too much thought....)



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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by True Grit Farms » Thu May 31, 2018 5:53 am

Never cared for Roseanne to mouthy for my taste, but I don't think this is the way freedom of speech is supposed to work.
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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by ddd75 » Thu May 31, 2018 6:37 am

True Grit Farms wrote:Never cared for Roseanne to mouthy for my taste, but I don't think this is the way freedom of speech is supposed to work.


https://www.msn.com/en-us/entertainment ... li=BBnb7Kz


Double standards? yes please.

Comedian? Insulting people? YOU DON"T SAY!?!?!? Oh boo hooo.. someone get me a tissue and a safe space.


Former White House spokesman Anthony Scaramucci said, "When I was called a human pinkie ring and a goombah while in the @Whitehouse that was deemed acceptable comedy. Double standard. We better stop the macro punishments for micro aggressions soon. She made a joke in poor taste move on."


"The irony of Disney canning Roseanne while continuing to employ some of the industries biggest racist and race baiting frauds like Jemele Hill, Bomani Jones, Steve A Smith is not lost on most," tweeted former major league pitcher Curt Schilling. "Oh and at the same time hiring a scum of a human in Keith Olbermann."


Joy Reid gets a pass
Joy Behar gets a pass
Jimmy Kimmel gets a pass
Stephen Colbert gets a pass
George Soros gets a pass

Roseanne? CANCELLED




"I'm a black man and I stand with @therealroseanne!" tweeted conservative commentator Oliver McGee. "Yes, she made a horrible joke and she apologized. I see comedians, actors, etc make the same jokes and get applauded for it. This is outrageous."

"Keep your chip up my friend," McGee told Barr. He also called for a boycott of ABC.





"Roseanne made some racist comments, apologized for it and her show was taken off the air. Joy Behar, Joy Reid and Jimmy Kimmel make racist comments, constantly attack this administration for their beliefs in god and yet they still have a platform with no recourse. LIBERAL BIAS!" said Students for Trump Chairman Ryan Fournier. '''




"Can you imagine having your whole day (or week if you're a Liberal) ruined because someone insulted you," tweeted radio host Bill Mitchell. "Man, that has to be an awful existence. Living as a snowflake on a planet with a sun." ''






I'm not sure how saying someone looks like a child of "Muslim Brotherhood and Planet of the Apes" is racist.

I thought "Muslim Brotherhood" was supposed to be a "good" thing and Liberals say we are descended from apes?

What am I missing here?

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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by Bestoutwest » Thu May 31, 2018 10:00 am

True Grit Farms wrote:Never cared for Roseanne to mouthy for my taste, but I don't think this is the way freedom of speech is supposed to work.


This is exactly how it's supposed to work. She is an employee of ABC. She is free to say what she wants. They don't care for what she said, so they are free to fire her which they did. This is no different than you wanting the NFL to make their players stand for the anthem, just a different circumstance.
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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by haase » Thu May 31, 2018 10:10 am

They must have forgotten about all in the family or the Jeffersons back in the 70s, a lot of racial remarks on them shows, folks must of had thicker skin back then.

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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by True Grit Farms » Thu May 31, 2018 10:11 am

Bestoutwest wrote:
True Grit Farms wrote:Never cared for Roseanne to mouthy for my taste, but I don't think this is the way freedom of speech is supposed to work.


This is exactly how it's supposed to work. She is an employee of ABC. She is free to say what she wants. They don't care for what she said, so they are free to fire her which they did. This is no different than you wanting the NFL to make their players stand for the anthem, just a different circumstance.


Really? Disrespecting the flag is disrespecting the US of A. I can't imagine all hoopla if the NFL would of fired any of those players for kneeling. Look how much grief the NFL is getting because a team won't hire a wanna be running QB.
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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by Bestoutwest » Thu May 31, 2018 10:23 am

True Grit Farms wrote:
Bestoutwest wrote:
True Grit Farms wrote:Never cared for Roseanne to mouthy for my taste, but I don't think this is the way freedom of speech is supposed to work.


This is exactly how it's supposed to work. She is an employee of ABC. She is free to say what she wants. They don't care for what she said, so they are free to fire her which they did. This is no different than you wanting the NFL to make their players stand for the anthem, just a different circumstance.


Really? Disrespecting the flag is disrespecting the US of A. I can't imagine all hoopla if the NFL would of fired any of those players for kneeling. Look how much grief the NFL is getting because a team won't hire a wanna be running QB.



No,no. I'm not talking about the politics behind the anthem protest. I meant that the owners obviously didn't have a problem with it, so therefore, they allowed it. If they didn't like it, then, I believe, they had the right to fire/trade/cut the player in question.

Kaepernick is over priced. He comes with too much baggage, and isn't worth the money he wants. I think there's a lot more to the story than just his protesting, but that's another discussion.
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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by Bestoutwest » Thu May 31, 2018 10:24 am

Son of Butch wrote:True Americans are PURPLE..... GO VIKINGS!
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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by Bestoutwest » Thu May 31, 2018 10:26 am

haase wrote:They must have forgotten about all in the family or the Jeffersons back in the 70s, a lot of racial remarks on them shows, folks must of had thicker skin back then.


All in the Family was meant as satire. It was a left leaning show that was meant to show the stupidity of racism. I think that's the difference. Rosanne was not being satirical with her remark. Comparing black folks to monkeys is a racist sentiment from a bygone era. Same thing with black face, and the backlash that has faced recently.
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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by Txpiney » Thu May 31, 2018 11:02 am

Bestoutwest wrote:
Son of Butch wrote:True Americans are PURPLE..... GO VIKINGS!
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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by True Grit Farms » Thu May 31, 2018 11:03 am

Look up Dean Martin roast Sammy Davis Jr on youtube. Hard to believe it was aired by NBC.
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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by haase » Thu May 31, 2018 11:48 am

I think any racism is stupid, fact is that the same type of words were spoken, like true grit said about the comedy roast and even the roast today, look up the roast on shak by Jeff ross.

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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by ChrisB » Thu May 31, 2018 12:00 pm

Even if the show wasn't cancelled I can't imagine any advertisers would want to be associated with her now.

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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by Son of Butch » Thu May 31, 2018 1:18 pm

haase wrote:They must have forgotten about all in the family or the Jeffersons back in the 70s, a lot of racial remarks on them shows, folks must of had thicker skin back then.

Big difference between dialogue written to advance a plot in a story, play, movie or TV show vs off screen behavior.
Never saw Carrol O"Connor or Sherman Hemsley fanning racism off camera in their private lives.

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Re: Roseanne Barr TV show Canceled

Post by haase » Thu May 31, 2018 1:24 pm

Not saying they did, they probably weren't signed up to Twitter or Facebook.

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