Roseanne Barr on the Feminization of Men

Twenty years since her final standup routine and almost 5 years eliminated being fired off her personal present after she tweeted a joke that ABC deemed racist, Roseanne Barr is ready to carry out a comedy set for the Fox News streaming service Monday.

In a clip supplied solely to Newsweek, the slimmed-down comedienne segues from a fast joke about weight right into a culture-war riff on her feeling that American males have been feminized.

“All the men, they want to be women, or else they’re just complete pussies and losers. Have you noticed that? There’s no men with any kind of spine left. They’ve all been beaten down,” she says.

“I defy any of you men who say you’re strong and manly and this and that,” she continues. “I defy you to go home tonight and tell your wife or girlfriend that she needs to sit down and shut her yap … ‘close your mouth and make me a sandwich’ … None of you’s will do it because you’re scared shitless!”

The on-demand particular on Fox Nation is dubbed, Roseanne Barr: Cancel This! It’s an applicable title, given her assertion she was successfully canceled in Hollywood in May, 2018, after she tweeted that the “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby,” referring to Valerie Jarrett, a former senior adviser to President Barack Obama.

Barr stated on the time that she would not have tweeted the joke had she recognized Jarrett was Black, and that she would apologize on air, however that ABC determined to fireplace her from the hit present, Roseanne, later bringing the present again as, The Connors, with the Roseanne character having been killed off.

Roseanne Barr Comedy Promo
Roseanne Barr returns to standup comedy Monday on Fox Nation.

Barr had been a staunch progressive earlier in her profession, as soon as protesting at an Occupy Wall Street rally and working for president for each the Green Party and Peace and Freedom get together. She made a 180-degree flip in 2016 together with her full-throttle assist of President Donald Trump, therefore it might be no shock she has discovered a house for a one-hour particular on the conservative Fox Nation streaming service.

Appearing with Tucker Carlson on Fox News to advertise her particular, Barr stated her intent was to be “more offensive than we’ve ever been before.”

She informed Carlson she was “blackballed” in Hollywood after her inappropriate tweet and {that a} standup routine on Fox Nation is “a great place” to “discuss cancel culture and how horrible it is.”

The particular was filmed earlier than a stay viewers on the Cullen Theatre in Houston, Texas.

In one other clip supplied to Newsweek and different shops, Barr says her concept — as an alternative of being fired — was to have Jarret seem on the present. “She could have dressed me down. We could’ve had a teachable moment.”

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