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.

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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. 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.

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    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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  2. 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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