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Entertainment 'Roseanne' fans boycott sitcom revival after news Roseanne Barr's character supports Trump

08:16  10 january  2018
08:16  10 january  2018 Source:   thefix.nine.com.au

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Roseanne fans are boycotting the show's revival over Roseanne Barr ' s on and off screen Trump politics -- De When Roseanne returns to ABC in March, it returns with the revelation that the titular character voted for Donald Trump . "I've always tried to have it be a true reflection of the society we

The_Donald 2018-01-11 roseanne show fan trump sitcom . ' Roseanne ' fans boycott sitcom revival after news Roseanne Barr ' s character supports Trump . Those aren't fans . They never must have watched the show.

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Roseanne Barr announced at Monday’ s Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour that like herself in real life, her sitcom character is a Donald Trump supporter in the upcoming Roseanne revival heading to ABC in March. “My show has always been I have always attempted to portray a

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"I've always tried to have it be a true reflection of the society we live in. Half the people voted for Trump and half didn't. It's just realistic," star Roseanne Barr, who is an outspoken Trump supporter in real life, said on Monday.

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Roseanne Barr returned to Twitter to apologize to her co-stars and fans hours after her ABC sitcom was canceled, and she has a message to those who plan to boycott the network: Don’t. While Barr retweeted several posts that slam the network for not firing other ABC stars like Jimmy Kimmel and

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Actress Roseanne Barr attends the Disney ABC Television TCA Winter Press Tour. © VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images Actress Roseanne Barr attends the Disney ABC Television TCA Winter Press Tour. "No one is brainwashed into being in agreement 100% with [anyone]," Barr said.

But not everyone is pleased with the decision to have Barr, an outspoken Trump supporter in real life, play a Trump supporter on TV.

"I won't be watching," commented one fan on the show's official Instagram account. "This was my all-time favorite TV show and you're tainting its legacy and ruining it with political bulls**t. There's no redeeming a racist, homophobic, misogynistic, ignorant, dangerous hate-mongering "President" no matter what your blue collar angle or justification is.

Added another, "I was really excited about this until I read that Roseanne’s character will be portrayed as a Trump supporter."

Dozens of other fans sounded off on Twitter.

Still, others took issue with the boycott and threw their support behind Barr instead.

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