- Roseanne Barr told Jimmy Fallon on Monday’s “Tonight Show” that she “doesn’t give a f—” about negative perceptions of her vocal support for President Trump.
- “This is America, it’s a free country, and when you weigh it all together, I just felt like we needed a whole new thing,” Barr said of Trump.
- Barr has been a vocal Trump supporter since the lead-up to the 2016 election.
- She was the subject of controversy when her rebooted, ABC sitcom, “Roseanne,” premiered in March, after media outlets noted her history of supporting Trump while promoting far-right conspiracy theories online.
Roseanne Barr defended her vocal and controversial support of President Trump in an interview with Jimmy Fallon on Monday night’s “Tonight Show.”
“Oh yeah, people are mad about that. But you know, I don’t give a f—,” Barr told Fallon of supporting Trump.
“I mean, everybody had to choose for themselves, according to their own conscience, who they felt was the lesser of two evils,” Barr continued. “You know, everybody chose that, so I’m not going to put anybody down who didn’t vote like me. This is America, it’s a free country, and when you weigh it all together, I just felt like we needed a whole new thing. All the way. Bottom to top.”
Barr – whose rebooted, ABC sitcom “Roseanne” has sustained high ratings since its premiere in March – was the subject of controversy upon her show’s premiere, after publications noted her history of supporting Trump while promoting far-right conspiracy theories online.
Trump made a personal phone call to congratulate Barr for the ratings of the show’s premiere episode in March. Barr’s character on the series, Roseanne Conner, is a Trump supporter, and Barr herself has been a vocal Trump supporter since the lead-up to the 2016 election.
Watch the interview below: