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The 66-year-old comedian was fired by ABC in May just a day after she posted a racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, a former adviser in the Obama administration.
In an interview this week, Barr said the executives at ABC treated her unfairly because she is Jewish and supports Israel. Rosanne Barr (pictured) claimed she was fired by ABC from the reboot of her hit sitcom because of antisemitism
Rosanne Barr (pictured) claimed she was fired by ABC from the reboot of her hit sitcom because of antisemitism The reboot of the popular 90s sitcom 'Roseanne' was axed in May after Barr, 65, made a racist tweet about former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett
The reboot of the popular 90s sitcom 'Roseanne' was axed in May after Barr, 65, made a racist tweet about former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett
'I feel that what happened to me, a large part of it is antisemitism', the Jewish actress told The Jerusalem Post in a phone interview from her home in Hawaii.
She added: 'I think it played a part - the fact that I was never allowed to explain what I meant - and what I meant was a commentary on Iran - so they purposely mischaracterized what I said and wouldn't let me explain.
'And in haste they did something unprecedented that they've never done to any other artist.
'And at the base of that I think it's because I am the most vocal person about Israel and BDS'. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6583263/Roseanne-Barr-clai...
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