The ABC reboot of Roseanne was recently cancelled following the show’s leading lady describing former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett in a racist and Islamophobic manner, calling her the product of the “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes.”
While the Trump supporter initially issued an apology via Twitter, she later attempted to blame the racist rant on Ambien while pointing the finger at others, using Whoopi Goldberg as an example of left-wing hypocrisy, a move that went terribly, terribly wrong.
Roseanne retweeted a photo that appears to show Goldberg wearing a shirt depicting President Trump shooting himself in the head along with the word “Make America Great Again.” The photo was photo-shopped, with Goldberg’s shirt reading, “And you thought I was a nasty woman before? Buckle up, buttercup.”
Roseanne just retweeted this tweet which has a doctored photo of @WhoopiGoldberg
The real image is on the right pic.twitter.com/b2OazIW7SY
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) May 30, 2018
Goldberg used her platform on The View to call out Barr for dragging her into her current controversy with a doctored picture.
“Some bonehead photo-shopped a horrific image on the shirt and she retweeted this,” she began. “So this is what I’m going to say, Roseanne. Just because you were caught with your pants down, don’t try to drag other people down with you.”
The actress later added, “I didn’t fake my shirt, someone else faked my shirt. But that’s your tweet. That tweet came from you. So that’s yours. You did this to yourself.”
See Whoopi call out Roseanne below.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.