Roseanne Barr to Sean Hannity About Racist Tweet: 'It Cost Me Everything'

Roseanne Barr explains why her tweet against Valerie Jarrett wasn’t racist

Roseanne Barr disputes racist claims: 'I'm not that person'

"I made a mistake, obviously", Barr said.

"Last week, she released a video where she's screaming... that she didn't know Valerie was black", Hostin said. "That's what was in my head".

She arrived at the club after appearing on Sean Hannity where she spoke in her first aired interview on the tweet scandal, puffing away at an e-cigarette she says the Fox host gave her.

Roseanne looked into the camera and said with seeming sincerity, "I'm sorry for the misunderstanding that caused my ill worded tweet. It's hard for me to come back - it's not even about forgiveness for me - I don't want her to be associated with the Republican party in any way". I never meant that. "I never meant to hurt anybody, or say anything negative about an entire race of people, which think 30 years of my work can attest to".

Despite apologizing at times, Barr also said on the Fox interview that she felt like she had apologized enough for her actions.

Later in the interview, Hannity asked Barr to address Jarrett directly.

In the interview Thursday night she finally apologized to the former Obama administration adviser but added 'she's gotta get a new haircut.

Roseanne Barr sits down for an interview on "Hannity" after being fired from the "Roseanne" reboot.

Barr again said that she was stunned when ABC first contacted her about the tweet.

Despite its high ratings, ABC canceled Roseanne in May after Barr posted what the network's Entertainment President Channing Dungey called an "abhorrent" and "repugnant" tweet about Jarrett.

But she also said the tweet was meant to express a political view, not a racial one, and insisted her intentions had been misunderstood. While Barr's transgressions were quite different, Boteach called for love and healing while clearly distinguishing the difference in Jewish law between someone who did one bad thing and someone who demonstrates a pattern of bad behavior.

Let's talk about it. Let's really turn this into a teachable moment. "I took a vow with my god that I would always fight extremism". There they were: just two chummy racists, reveling in the masses of people they've offended, disgraced, and marginalized.

"I don't want her to be associated with the Republican Party in anyway", McCain said the next day.

"The problem I have right now is Roseanne is every gross stereotype I'm trying to get people to go away from", she continued, not referring to Barr herself.

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