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New Report Says ABC Execs Regret Booting Roseanne. They Had This to Say About New Spinoff

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Executives over at ABC are starting to sweat bullets over the new “Roseanne” spinoff, “The Connors,” fearing it will end up flopping without the former star and creator of the series heading it up.

Roseanne Barr was fired from the network after posting a controversial tweet about Valerie Jarrett, a move the network now regrets, saying they “didn’t think it through properly.”

This is what happens when you make snap judgments based on the knee jerk reactions of a virtual audience.

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According to a Thursday report in the Daily Mail, the two senior ABC executives said that firing Barr was a “knee-jerk” reaction by ABC’s network president and that the notion of firing Barr as opposed to suspending her wasn’t a well-considered decision.

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“We didn’t think it through properly,” the sources told DailyMailTV. “What Roseanne did was wrong, but we shouldn’t have rushed to fire her.”

The sources added, “It was almost a knee-jerk reaction by Ben [Sherwood] and Channing [Dungey], who should have launched an investigation.”

The notion of launching an investigation, according to the sources, would have provided executives a larger window of time to “listen to the public, advertisers, and cast members” in order to determine the best course of action.

ABC cancelled the “Roseanne” revival in May after Barr tweeted what many considered to be a racist remark about former Obama aide, Valerie Jarrett.

As it turns out, there were other disciplinary actions that ABC could’ve taken without firing Barr. One option on the table was to suspend her for the first few episodes of taping, giving her less screen time for the season.

This would have worked beautifully with the storyline as she was going in for knee surgery at the end of the previous season.

The source also stated that Barr even stated she’d make public apologies, including rounds made on all of the talk shows in order to make things right.

There was even a possibility of making the whole situation a part of the next season of the show and to publicly have Roseanne working through prejudices and racism.

The source said that many fans of the Connor family are still unsure if they’ll support the Roseanne-less spinoff and the rumor going around the studio is that the ratings are not even going to be a quarter of what the show brought in last season.

Who knows what this means for the future of Roseanne Barr herself, but it certainly doesn’t look like there’s a whole lot of confidence in “The Connors.”

Source: TheBlaze

 

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Alyssa Milano Says If You Claim To Be Pro-Life And Support The Death Penalty, You Need To Zip It

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There are a lot of annoying, ignorant leftists in Hollywood who constantly weigh in on political matters that they seem to either be woefully uninformed about or are just plain evil in their thinking. What actress Alyssa Milano said about pro-lifers who support the death penalty falls into both categories and only serves to make those of us who actually know what we’re talking about long for the days when the social media mute button comes to the real world. Here’s more from The Daily Wire: On Thursday night, actress and abortion champion Alyssa Milano, responding to the announcement that Attorney General William Barr had directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to clear the way for the federal government to execute five inmates who are all convicted child murderers, snapped at one pro-life advocate, “You’ve lost the right to pull your, ‘pro-life’ narrative-talking-point-bullshit with me.” Milano’s remark followed Sen. Kamala Harris cavalierly disregarding the Second Amendment on Thursday, tweeting, “As president, I will give Congress 100 days to get their act together and pass reasonable gun safety laws. If they don’t, I will take executive action. Thoughts and prayers are not enough. We need action.” As president, I will give Congress 100 days to get their act together and pass reasonable gun safety laws. If they don’t, I will take executive action. Thoughts and prayers are not enough. We need action. — Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) July 26, 2019 Milano responded, “No more complacency. This is what Obama should have done after Sandy Hook when 20 children and 6 adults were murdered violently. Thank you, @KamalaHarris. Thank you.” No more complacency. This is what Obama should have done after Sandy Hook when 20 children and 6 adults were murdered violently. Thank you, @KamalaHarris. Thank you. https://t.co/bkHQXoXhXB — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) July…

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Good News! Miley Cyrus Promises Not To Procreate Until Climate Change Is Solved

This woman’s brain is a bag of cats.

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One of the main problems with modern society is that all the stupid people in our culture continue to breed and then indoctrinate their children with their horrific, morally bankrupt worldview. Fortunately for all of us, actress and pop star Miley Cyrus has decided to forego procreating until someone finally steps up to the plate and does something to bring the crisis of climate change to an end. This is probably her best contribution to society at this point. via TheBlaze: In a recent interview with Elle, the former “Hannah Montana” actress said that she wants to wait to have children until said children could “live on an earth with fish in the water.” In addition to climate change and parenting, she also touched upon feminism and marriage. “When [Mother Earth] is angry, don’t f*** with her,” Cyrus warned. “That’s the way I feel women are like right now. The earth is angry.” “We’ve been doing the same thing to the earth that we do to women,” she insisted. “We just take and take and expect it to keep producing. And it’s exhausted. It can’t produce. We’re getting handed a piece of s**t planet, and I refuse to hand that down to my child. Until I feel like my kid would live on an earth with fish in the water, I’m not bringing in another person to deal with that.” “We don’t want to reproduce because we know that the earth can’t handle it,” she added. Cyrus later went on to detail her marriage with Hemsworth. “I think it’s very confusing to people that I’m married,” she reasoned. “But my relationship is unique. And I don’t know that I would ever publicly allow people in there because it’s so complex, and modern, and new that I don’t think we’re in…

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