Michael Fishman, who played the Conners' son D.J. in the original series and revival, tweeted a lengthy statement that read in part, "these statements...are reprehensible and intolerable, contradicting my beliefs and outlook on life and society." He went on, "I have always lived and taught my children to be inclusive. I believe our show strived to embrace different backgrounds and opinions, through open dialogue." (SEE TWEET BELOW)
Barr replied, writing, "I created the platform for that inclusivity and you know it. ME. You throw me under the bus. nice!"
Sara Gilbert, who played Darlene on the show and also served as an executive producer, posted, "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." (SEE TWEET BELOW)
"Wow! unreal," Barr tweeted back.
i created the platform for that inclusivity and you know https://t.co/hViHPX2ZUb. You throw me under the bus. nice!— Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) May 30, 2018
Wow! unreal.— Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) May 30, 2018