Schadenfreude and Roseanne Barr

Rude crude and socially unacceptable. I once watched this person for all of 3 or 4 minutes, and have never watched again,
Susan, you have summed her up to perfection, and I believe this to be your greatest post, ever! Thank you I shall take the liberty of reblogging this.


Roseanne Barr (Photo: Valerie Macon, AFP/Getty Images)

Yep, too much schadenfreude. On my part, that is. And I feel a bit guilty about it. But only a little bit.

I was appalled last fall by ABC’s decision to bring back the “Roseanne” show. I’ve never liked Roseanne Barr and have always considered her a rude, crude, thoroughly obnoxious human being. That may just be her schtick as an actress, but I’ve never found it funny — just offensive on every level.

And I was deeply disappointed to see the show become a huge hit. Are there really that many viewers who find her funny? Apparently there are.

But she finally went too far this week with a tweet about Valerie Jarrett, an African American and former senior advisor to Pres. Obama. Within hours ABC fired Barr and cancelled the show. The rest of the cast and crew — several…

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11 thoughts on “Schadenfreude and Roseanne Barr

  1. Neill M Francis 01/06/2018 — 11:13

    Brian, she is the epitome of the UGLY AMERICAN. Neill.

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    1. You wont get any argument from me on any that I follow on that!


      1. But a rich one…which says something ugly about those who give her fame and money.


        1. greed and jealousy perhaps?

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  2. Ugly is a good word to describe her. She lacks the womanly attributes that make us what we are … warmth,taste, charm, elegance, class, wit. Sadly, she has none

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    1. No argument from me there Sue 🙂

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  3. Thanks for the reblog, Brian. I hope ABC does some soul-searching, too. Whatever were they thinking? This is not what we need right now—or ever.


    1. PiedType is probably my favourite ‘blogger’ Her name is Susan and she now comes from Colorado. She was an Editor in another life and her work is brilliant. Sometimes just a photo with a 2 or 3 word comment. Never a long post

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  4. Never liked this woman. Never watched her. Never understood why anyone found her amusing or entertaining. She did what she has done her whole career – and the station/production company knew what they were getting into …so they are just as bad – as well as greedy?

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    1. It’s what all TV seems to boil down to. money.

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      1. Why it’s turned off and unplugged…they can figure it out yet


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