Roseanne Barr apologises to Valerie Jarrett over ‘misunderstanding’ - insults haircut

Roseanne Barr apologises to Valerie Jarrett over ‘misunderstanding’ – then insults haircut

Nielsen data for the full 2017-18 TV season, out in June, showed that "Roseanne" was the No. 1 series, with a final average of 20 million viewers, but its nine-episode first revival season was also its last.

She insisted she is not racist.

During her hour-long interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News on Thursday, Barr lamented the damage done to her by the tweet, reports The Guardian. "I made a mistake and I paid the price for it", Barr told Hannity.

During the interview, which focused primarily on Barr's controversial tweet, the comedian doubled down on the fact that she thought Jarrett, an African-American, is white.

Roseanne Barr talks with Fox News talk show host Sean Hannity while being interviewed during a taping of his show Thursday in NY.

Though Barr stayed relatively tame on her "Hannity" appearance, she has been fiery on her own YouTube channel and on social media.

"My show was canceled before not even one advertiser was pulled out and I was labeled a racist", Barr says. "I never meant to hurt anybody, or say anything negative about an entire race of people".

Barr, a staunch supporter of President TrumpDonald John TrumpMeadows threatens to force a vote on Rosenstein impeachment Republican feels "victimized" by Twitter "shadow banning" GOP senators surprised to attend Trump's tariffs announcement MORE, also insisted that she was politically moderate, and that extreme views on the left and right had "marginalized the middle".

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She added that her contract with ABC protected her from any mistakes she were to possibly make.

She then suggested, as she has previously, that she didn't know Jarrett was an African American: "No, I didn't know - like a lot of Americans including a lot of people of all types, they didn't know either".

This is a developing story. "I mean seriously, she needs a new haircut".

She also repeated her claim that she was under the influence of alcohol and sedatives at the time she posted the tweet.

Speaking on her firing from ABC, she says that the past two months have been "harsh", leading her to "hide in my mom's basement", fearful to head outdoors, adding it felt like she was in the Twilight Zone.

Barr reiterated that the tweet was meant to be political, not racial, but stopped short of repeating her recent claim that she was sacked because she's a Trump supporter.

"What keeps me up at night are those families being separated at the border, or our children who go to school worrying about whether or not they're going to be safe and the parents dropping them off", said Jarrett.

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