Roseanne Barr Insults Valerie Jarrett’s Hair, After Apologizing For Tweet
Roseanne Barr’s interview with Sean Hannity wasn’t exactly the most apologetic, especially since she insulted Valerie Jarrett’s hair — the women at the center of her tweet that got her fired from her show.
“I was hacked,” she joked. “I’ve apologized a lot. It’s been two months. I’ve apologized and explained and asked for forgiveness. I was so sad that people thought [the tweet] was racist. And I went into the whole discussion of racism and that blew my mind because it was so much what the show I was doing was about. Why couldn’t they see my work?”
She added, “I made a mistake obviously. It cost me everything. My life’s work. Everything. I made a mistake.” She continued to echo that she didn’t know Valerie was black.
“I’m so sorry that you thought I was racist and that you thought my tweet was racist, because it wasn’t,” Barr said. “It was political. I’m sorry for the misunderstanding that caused, my ill-worded tweet. And I’m sorry that you feel harmed and hurt. I never meant that. And for that I apologize. I never meant to hurt anybody, or say anything negative about an entire race of people, which think 30 years of my work can attest to.”
She also added, “she needs to get a new haircut,” saying, “I mean seriously. She needs a new haircut.”