"And I caused a lot of pain". I never would have wittingly call any black person and say they are a monkey. During the discussion, Barr is heard sobbing as she attempts to make amends for the aforementioned tweet, which referred to former President Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett as a combination of the Muslim Brotherhood and Planet of the Apes.
"I think you have a person who's in a moment of success and maybe that's uncomfortable for her, and whatever urges she has to be rebellious have overtaken her in some way", he told Vanity Fair in a new interview. And if they do think that I am so sorry that I - ya know - it was so unclear and stupid.
Barr explained that she didn't mean what "they think I meant".
"But I have to face that it hurt people", Barr said. "It's an explanation. I was impaired, you know". "And when you feel remorse you have to follow it with recompense", Barr said tearfully. And I regretted it before I lost everything and I said to God, 'I'm willing to accept whatever consequences this brings because I know I have done wrong.' I am willing to accept what the consequences are. "And I do, and I have".
In early June, Boteach, who has been friends with Barr for more than 20 years, tweeted that he recorded a podcast Roseanne but decided not to release it out of respect for her. Do they think there's some line they have to cross like actually wearing a hood?
The Emmy victor added that her actions have made herself "a hate magnet".
Barr then claimed she hadn't been aware at the time of her Twitter debacle that Jarrett was black. I didn't do that, although they think I did. "But that's the truth, and I thought she was white". "I definitely feel remorse".
Barr tweeted two weeks after the original Jarrett tweet that it was not meant to be racist, but rather was critical of anti-Semitism and the Iran deal. "Now they're just changing the words of what I said totally, it's so painful", she told Boteach.
Barr went on to say in the interview, which was shared on the Jerusalem Post: "I don't excuse it". And as a Jew, it's just terrible. "And I didn't do that", she continued, noting that she has black people in her family.
"So, I'm asking, in that tweet, people see in that a complete contravention of that values system", he said, as the topic of the tweet arose. So if you want to hire me, know that.
ABC on Thursday announced it will air a 10-episode Conner family sitcom this fall without Barr in it. "I can't let anyone else say I did it because I'm a racist, because I didn't". "I made a mistake I wish I hadn't but...don't defend it please".