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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 John Goodman and Roseanne Barr star in the Roseanne revival series.

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.

Roseanne Conner is a Trump supporters , just like the actress who plays the iconic character Roseanne Barr . Roseanne fans , many of whom are also Trump supporters , didn’t take Teigen’ s words kindly.

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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.

Executive producer Bruce Helford added that Roseanne's husband Dan (John Goodman) "didn't necessarily" vote for Trump, ("I don't think he voted," he said.) while Jackie (Laurie Metcalf) was pro-Hillary Clinton.

Barr went on to note that the show in its original run always set out to explore working class people, and many working-class people voted for Trump. Additionally, she said that she is not a "Trump apologist" and there are things he has done that she doesn't agree with.

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Roseanne Conner is a Trump supporters , just like the actress who plays the iconic character Roseanne Barr . Roseanne fans , many of whom are also Trump supporters , didn’t take Teigen’ s words kindly.

Advertising [x]. By Derek Stauffer. – on Apr 03, 2018. In TV News . Roseanne Barr doesn't think that the huge success of her sitcom ' s revival has anything to do with President Donald Trump . Roseanne has been a tremendous win for its network ABC.

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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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.

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