Roseanne moving out of country to avoid new ‘Conners’ show without her in it

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This fall, as the Roseanne show spinoff “The Conners” premieres, Roseanne says she won’t be around. In a recent podcast she said she wanted to move to Israel.

Roseanne’s character will be dead as the new show begins.

On the podcast, Roseanne told her longtime friend, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, that she didn’t plan to watch the new show.

“I have an opportunity to go to Israel for a few months and study with my favorite teachers over there,” Barr said. “And that’s where I’m going to go and probably move somewhere there and study with my favorite teachers. I have saved a few pennies and I’m so lucky I can go. It’s my great joy and privilege to be a Jewish woman.”

Roseanne is apparently trying to avoid any controversy surrounding the new show.

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“I’m staying neutral,” she said. “That’s what I do. I’m staying neutral. I’m staying away from it. Not wishing bad on anyone and I don’t wish good for my enemies. I don’t. I can’t. I just stay neutral. That’s what I gotta do.”

The cancellation of her original show, Roseanne, came after an offensive tweet aimed at former Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett. Roseanne compared the African American woman to an ape. Immediately after, ABC announced that they would cancel the show.

Initially, Roseanne apologized for her offensive tweet. She tried blaming Ambien. Now she says she regrets apologizing.



“I should never have said I’m sorry in their world. In my world, I had to because I was sorry. For crying out loud, I was sorry. People were so angry and, I have to say, a little bit ill-informed about me that they would put me in the same box where they have people who call for the death of all Jews and want to enslave all black people — real racists that actually exist. They put me in this box with them, and how do they think that’s going to affect me? They don’t, and they’re under mind control.”

 

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