Roseanne dismisses Trump taking credit for ratings: 'It's all me'

04 April, 2018, 01:32 | Author: Gregory Stephens
  • President Trump called Barr to congratulate her on the ratings and referenced the show during one of his recent rallies

The premiere episode of the Roseanne revival continues its wave of popularity by setting a major new viewing record.

Trump's attacks on health care, including Medicaid, have worsened the Conners' ability to afford necessary medication. Then she drops this on us. there's only one person responsible for the success of the revived "Roseanne" - and it ain't DT.

John Goodman plays her husband Dan; Sara Gilbert, Lecy Gorenson and Michael Fishman are their kids Darlene, Becky and DJ; and Laurie Metcalf is Roseanne's sister Jackie.

Although Roseanne seemed hesitant about speaking further on the matter, she made it pretty clear that she wasn't going to let Trump get away with taking credit for her massive ratings. "And, in fact, it was working class people that elected Trump, so I felt that was very real and something that needed to be discussed".


"Basically, Roseanne Conner is like a student at Trump University during the investigation of fraud, still hoping her degree will mean something", he adds. "I've known him for many years and he's done a lot of nice things for me over the years". If you're looking for pro-Trump proselytizing in Roseanne, you'll be feasting on your own imagination.

"We are promoting the show", co-host Brian Kilmeade said, while playfully griping that Barr hadn't agreed to come on "Fox & Friends" yet. With 25.04 million total viewers and a 7.3 in adults 18-49, Roseanne stands as the season's No. 1 premiere in L+3 in adults 18-49, as well as the No. 1 series telecast on any network on any night this season, excluding only the post-Super Bowl episode of This Is Us.

As a result, people who want to find a pro-Trump theme in the show, will, but the former National Basketball Association star argued that's not the show's reality.

Roseanne Barr and Roseanne Conner are Trump supporters.

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