Roseanne Barr blames Michelle Obama for getting fired at ABC, calls Donald Trump a ‘genius’

In the months since ABC canceled her showRoseanne, last May, Roseanne Barr has put forth several explanations for her termination. Although the firing came in response to outrage over Barr’s racist tweet linking former Obama administration official Valerie Jarrett, who is black, to the Muslim Brotherhood and Planet of the Apes, the Jewish comedian has cited anti-Semitism and her views defending Israel. She has also previously claimed to have not known that Jarrett is black. MORE