Issues rapidly turned bitter between Sara Gilbert and Roseann Barr after ABC nixed the “Roseanne” reboot. A tearful Gilbert addressed the “Roseanne” cancellation along with her “The Discuss” costars. “The present has at all times been about variety, love, and inclusion. And it is unhappy to see it finish on this method,” she mentioned. “I am unhappy for the individuals who misplaced their jobs within the course of. Nevertheless, I do stand behind the choice that ABC made.”
Gilbert instructed the NYT that to “protect [the show’s] legacy,” she made the choice to kill off Barr’s character and relaunch the sitcom as “The Connors,” along with her as the primary character. In April 2019, Gilbert introduced she was leaving “The Discuss” after 9 seasons to focus on “The Connors,” which she govt produced along with starring in.
To say Barr was spitting mad can be an understatement. She accused Gilbert of ruining her life and of being a duplicitous backstabber. “It wasn’t sufficient that she stabbed me within the again and did what she did to me [on “The Talk”],” Barr instructed Megyn Kelly on her Sirius XM present. “However then she would go on her discuss present on daily basis and speak about how shocked she was at my racism on high of it.” Barr mentioned that she known as Gilbert and menacingly warned her, “You higher shut your blankin’ mouth about me. I am telling you, you higher shut your effing mouth.”