Roseanne Barr talked about The conners on Tuesday after the split of his canceled Roseanne reboot released without the former star of the franchise.
At the premiere, the Conner family addressed Barr's absence at the opening scene. While the family gathered in the kitchen lamenting the loss of "Granny Rose" three weeks after her death, a worried Jackie (Laurie Metcalf) asked to speak with Dan (John Goodman) alone outside.
While the family initially thought that they suffered a heart attack while they slept, they discovered that Roseanne died of an overdose of opiates.
During the episode's broadcast, Barr, who will not appear in the split, addressed the death of his character.
"DO NOT BE DEAD, BITCHES !!!!", he wrote on Twitter.
In May, Barr, 65, wrote a racist post since eliminated on Barack Obama's former adviser, Valerie Jarrett. Barr tweeted: "The Muslim brotherhood and the planet of the apes had a baby = vj", and she retweeted several conspiracy theories.
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After the tweet, ABC abandoned the rebirth of RoseanneWhat was the no? 1 scripted series of the season. "Roseanne's Twitter statement is abominable, disgusting and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show," Channing Dungey, president of ABC Entertainment, said in a statement.
During the consequences, Barr claimed that he was using Ambien, which caused her to tweet and that she did not know that Jarrett is black.
Weeks after the cancellation of Roseanne, PEOPLE confirmed that ABC was moving forward with a split for a 10-episode order, straight to the series. the Conners, in which Barr has no participation, began production in August.
In September, Barr said at the Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Podcast of the split, "I'm not going to curse you or bless you."
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She continued, "I stay neutral, that's what I do, I stay neutral, I'm getting away from that, I do not want anyone and I do not want anything good for my enemies, I do not, I can not, I just stay neutral. what I have to do, I have some mental health problems of depression and those things, I have to stay in the middle or I will stay in the dark, and I do not want to go back to dark again, I have done it after all, I was married to Tom Arnold. "
Barr said she would be in Israel during the premiere. "I have the opportunity to go to Israel for a few months and study with my favorite teachers there, and that's where I'll go and I'll probably move somewhere there and study with my favorite teachers," he said. "I've saved a few cents and I'm so lucky I can go."
In October, Sara Gilbert, Goodman and Metcalf opened up to PEOPLE about Barr's absence in the split.
"We have to react to what is missing, but everything else is more or less the same," Goodman said.
"It was uncomfortable but not uncomfortable," Metcalf said of the first day on the set. The conners. "It was fine but it was not good, it was bad but it was not bad. We looked at each other like "How do you feel? How is everyone?"
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"Sara and I had this scene in the first show where we dealt with pain," Metcalf continued. "Sometimes, when you are an actor and you have to go to that place, you substitute something, but in this case it was not necessary to do it, because it was there." And it was real. And it still makes me strangle, because that part of that has been very difficult. "
"Any sadness that we feel for what we have lost, we hope we are channeling in an honest way towards the show," said Gilbert. "And our program has always been able to deal with heavy issues, particularly for a sitcom, it has been integrated into the mix."