9 Year old Actress Cut Ties With Roseanne After Racist Tweet?

The 9 year old actress who portrayed Roseanne’s granddaughter on the rebooted Roseanne Show reportedly wants nothing to do with the racist who played her TV Granny, Roseanne Barr, after she posted a tweet in which she compared former White House aide Valerie Jarrett to “Planet Of The Apes”.

In a recent podcast interview, Barr admitted that she damaged a lot of relationships with her tasteless and quite racist tweet–including, evidently, the relationship she shared with child actress Jayden Rey.

“I was very upset about hurting things that I care about and hurting people that I care about,” Barr said. “Specifically, the little girl who played my granddaughter. She is African-American, and she loved me and I loved her.”

Reportedly, neither Rey nor her parents are fooling with Barr anymore.

ABC also cut ties with Barr who, after her tweet became an international headline, tried to blame her actions on stress and sleeping pills.

In the interview, Barr goes on to claim she wanted to ensure that Rey, a young and up and coming actress, would continue to have a gig, which is partly why she says she decided to settle with the show’s producers and move on.

“I did not want her to not have a job because she’s great. I did not want her to think badly of Jewish people, and me specifically,” she continued. “I wanted Jayden, specifically, to have her job. Because I love her. I did not what her to suffer because of me.”

Barr also reportedly got a check out of the deal, too.

According to reports, the settlement included a severance package with a stipulation that Barr would have nothing to do with the new show, at all, period.

“I thought signing off of my own life’s work and asking for nothing in return, I thought that was a penance,” Barr continued. “Sometimes you ask people what do you think should be done to you knowing what you’ve done wrong and it seems that people always know what should be done to them.”

“The Conners” TV show is set to go on without Barr.

Reportedly, some cast mates said they would not participate in a reboot if Barr was allowed to return–even as a guest.

 

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