Roseanne Barr is back on the attack.
Not against her co-stars this time, as she has in the very recent past.
But against those who Roseanne thinks dislike Jewish people.
Indeed, two days after ABC canceled the Roseanne reboot because its star lashed out with a racist quip about former Barack Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett, Barr has returned to Twitter …
… with vengeance.
On Wednesday morning, Roseanne initially told her defenders to quiet down and not stand up for her because she deserved the punishment the network had doled out in the wake of her terribleness.
But she then re-Tweeted a number of defenses on her behalf, only to follow up by acting all shocked, dismayed and angry that other actors on Roseanne were disgusted by her viewpoints.
So, what now?
How has Roseanne (who actually claimed she was leaving Twitter this week, if you’ll recall) lashed out now against critics who thinks she is racist and awful?
By accusing these same critics of being racist and awful!
Simply put, Roseanne is now claiming to be the victim of anti-Semitism.
"I think I spent the last 24 hours watching the party of inclusion, diversity, understanding and acceptance lynch a Jew," Barr wrote to a follow on Wednesday evening.
She eventually deleted this Tweet, along others that implied the very same thing.
For example, there was that famous photo from years ago of Roseanne dressed up as Hitler (yes, that Hitler), about which Barr alleges she was actually mocking the murderous dictator.
In another since-deleted social media message, she included this infamous picture and wrote the following:
This all started, of course, because Roseanne Tweeted on Monday that Jarrett was a combination of the "Muslim Brotherhood" and an "ape."
She subsequently issued an apology, but considering Roseanne’s many previous inappropriate and offensive comments, ABC finally had enough.
Network President Channing Dungey announced that she was scrapping plans for Season 11, saying very simply in a statement at the time:
Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show.
Boom. Can’t get much more straightforward than that.
Many celebrities have come out and torched Roseanne for her comments, but the most stinging of all to her appear to have come from her co-stars.
This is what Sara Gilbert wrote, for instance:
Roseanne’s recent comments about Valerie Jarrett, and so much more, are abhorrent and do not reflect the beliefs of our cast and crew or anyone associated with our show.
I am disappointed in her actions to say the least.
The world has been curious for long-time friend John Goodman’s opinion, but he didn’t really offer one yesterday upon being asked about this controversy.
The 65-year-old actor – who served as Roseanne Barr’s on-screen husband, Dan Conner, on the original sitcom and the reboot – said he would “rather say nothing than to cause more trouble."
He said this via video to Entertainment Tonight.
As for Roseanne? Who knows what she will say next on this topic.
We haven’t even mentioned that she thinks Michelle Obama played a role in her show getting axed, following wild speculation about the former First Lady speaking to ABC executives this week.
It would be impossible to track all of Roseanne’s comments and conspiracy theories online.
Is she actually racist? Is she mentally ill?
We’ll give the final word for now to ex-husband Tom Arnold:
"It had to happen," he says of the show’s abrupt end, explaining why as follows:
"I am going to tell you the truth, she wanted it to happen, if you saw how her tweets escalated this weekend.
:If it hadn’t happened yesterday, this season would have been so awful for everyone every day because she would have felt like she was [being] taken advantage."
One thing is for sure:
Roseanne is off the air.
But we have not heard the last from Roseanne.