Roseanne Barr takes goal at a former co-star, blaming her for ending the Roseanne revival that caused The Conners. The brief Roseanne revival lasted just a couple of months after Barr tweeted racist conspiracy theories, describing former political consultant Valerie Jarrett as the offspring of Planet of the Apes. It was the most recent public debate including Barr, with ABC eventually picking to cancel Roseanne. The story would continue in the type of the Roseanne spinoff, concentrating on the titular household as they tried to carry on from the unforeseen death of their matriarch.

In brand-new discuss The Megyn Kelly Show, Barr blamed former co-star and executive manufacturer Sara Gilbert for ending the Roseanne revival. The star elaborates on sensation betrayed by Gilbert, who plays Darlene, and states how her former on-screen child had “begged her” to come back for the revival and assured to secure her. See the quote below through Entertainment Weekly:

“It was her tweet that cancelled the show. And then she tweeted ‘It’s sad when one cast member,’ something about racist, blah, blah. And I was floored. I was just floored. And you know, but she ends up owning my work and Tom Werner becomes her partner in owning my work.”

“[She] begged me to come back saying, ‘I’ve got your back. This time I won’t let anyone at you. I won’t let anyone hurt you. I’m gonna protect you. I know you have mental health problems, but I’m gonna be there. I’m gonna stand in the way.’”

How The Conners Handles Roseanne’s Absence

Roseanne and her husband with Darlene watching something in bed in Roseanna

The Conners started its very first episode 3 weeks after the funeral service of Roseanne Conner. It’s at first thought that she may’ve passed away of a cardiac arrest, however it’s later exposed she died due to an opioid overdose. She kept taking tablets, even after getting surgical treatment, and it took the household a very long time to overcome the sense of shock.

More just recently, with The Conners season 6 restored, Dan, Roseanne’s other half, has actually proceeded with Louise. But even with that, Roseanne still gets pointed out frequently. There’s generally a dark edge to those discusses, such as when the household jokes that Roseanne remains in hell. Some critics argue that the paid off humor is right in line with the spirit of the initial series, however others feel that it handles a various context, understanding the off-camera displeasure that exists.

In the past, Barr has actually spoken about being dissatisfied with how her character was exterminated in The Conners and how it was really a message to her. She go back to the point in the exact same Megyn Kelly interview, stating in part: “They knew I had mental health issues. I thought they wanted me to kill myself.” None of the spinoff’s cast and team have actually reacted to Barr’s current remarks.

Source: The Megyn Kelly Show (through Entertainment Weekly)