‘Roseanne’ Returns: Roseanne Conner Has Become a Trump Supporter
Now Roseanne is back, the fantasy is out and Trump is in. The show’s Emmy-winning star, Roseanne Barr, returns Tuesday night to ABC with a nine-episode revival season.
The show’s Emmy-winning star, Roseanne Barr, returns Tuesday night to ABC with a nine-episode revival season. Dan’s back too, once again played by John Goodman, as is daughter Darlene (Sara Gilbert, who is also an executive producer) and much of the original cast.
O.M.G. It was great. I watched it.
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“Roseanne” was a bona fide trailblazer the first time around, with its focus on blue-collar Americans, its diversity of L.G.B.T. characters, and its star — a woman who did not look or sound like a typical television female lead.
The new “Roseanne” is topical in its own ways, starting with Roseanne Conner’s full-throated support for President Trump.
Ms. Barr is a Trump backer as well, to the dismay of many fans; she argued on “Jimmy Kimmel” recently that supporting Mr. Trump was critical to keeping Mike Pence from the presidency.