(JTA) — A day after Roseanne Barr announced that she would be interviewed on television, she tweeted that she will film her own interview and post it on-line.
Barr’s tweet promised her 891,000 Twitter followers “the entire explanation of what happened and why.”
After a lot of thought, I decided that I won’t be doing any TV interviews, too stressful & untrustworthy 4 me & my fans. I’m going to film it myself & post it on my youtube channel in the next week-the entire explanation of what happened & why! I love you all-sign up & get ready.— Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) July 10, 2018
Barr’s tweet was posted at 9:01 eastern time, as President Donald Trump announced his choice to replace Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy.
On Sunday Barr had tweeted: “To my wonderful fans who I treasure and love-who have carried me these past weeks when I was 2 weak 2 carry myself: I will be doing a TV interview this week. I’ll tell u about it tomorrow!”
Barr’s show “Roseanne,” a remake of an iconic 1980s series about a working-class family, was cancelled by ABC in May after Barr, who is Jewish, drew wide criticism for a tweet in which she mocked Valerie Jarrett, a former adviser to President Barack Obama, as the offspring of the “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes.” Jarrett is African-American.