Roseanne Barr Praises Kanye West's 'Ye' as the 'Greatest Thing Ever'

The comedian and vocal Trump supporter also attempted to give fans a new explanation of the tweet that ultimately got her 'Roseanne' revival canned by ABC.

Roseanne Barr, whose wholly unnecessary Roseanne revival was thankfully canceled last month, has praised Kanye West's eighth solo album Yeas "the greatest thing ever."

In a series of tweets late Wednesday, several of which have since been removed, Barr thanked fans for praying and whatnot following ABC's Roseanne chop. "I've been using this time2 reflect &2 gain insight on what I said & how it was misunderstood," Barr said. "Needless2 say I'm NOT what people have accused me of! I’ve never practiced 'RACISM' in my entire life & never will." Barr went on to mention a Malcolm X documentary by Thomas Muhammad, with whom she worked on her presidential campaign back in 2012. Muhammad, Barr added, has agreed to speak on Barr's behalf because he "knows the work" Barr says she's done for civil rights.

1) I want u all2 know I'm fine. I've been using this time2 reflect &2 gain insight on what I said & how it was misunderstood.. Needless2 say I'm NOT what people have accused me of! I’ve never practiced "RACISM" in my entire life & never will. Meantime...(next page)

— Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) June 14, 2018

2) I’ve been watching this new doc called "Malcolm X: An overwhelming Influence on th Black Power Movement.” Directed by my dear friend Thomas Muhammad (my campaign manager in 2012)who called me immediately when my show was canceled.

— Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) June 14, 2018

Thomas Muhammad has agreed to speak for me, as he knows the work I have done in civil rights against racism ALL MY LIFE & understands my tweet was about Iran's regime, not race-The website is:

— Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) June 14, 2018

Barr seems to have found strength in Ye, as well. "MUCH LOVE 2 U all-thanks for helping and praying for me! It worked! Listen to @kanyewest new album about mental illness, it's the greatest thing ever," she said, according toDeadline.


Barr also addressed the tweet that ultimately resulted in ABC ditching Roseanne. In the widely trashed tweet last month, Barr said Obama-era White House advisor Valerie Jarrett was a combination of "muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes." Now, Barr is claiming the tweet was an attempt at making a statement on anti-Semitism.

Rod Serling wrote Planet of The Apes. It was about anti-semitism. That is what my tweet referred to-the anti semitism of the Iran deal. Low IQ ppl can think whatever they want.

— Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) June 14, 2018

This new framing has already been called into question for a variety of reasons, including the fact Serling's script for the 1968 film was actually based on a 1963 novel by French writer Pierre Boulle.

Planet of the Apes was written by Pierre Boulle. It had NOTHING to do with anti-Semitism. It was a parable about science, evolution, war, & man's inhumanity to man. Keep grasping at straws. You & your low I.Q. just can't own what was said without lying & making up excuses.

— bill hipple (@bill_hipple) June 14, 2018

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