First, I’d like to say I never really actively watched Roseanne as a kid, considering I wasn’t born until almost 11 years after the show first aired and only saw glimpses when it would randomly pop up on my parent’s TV in their bedroom. The only reason I ever took interest in the show at all was that I recognized the actor John Goodman, who played Dan Conner, from a childhood favorite of mine and cult classic Coyote Ugly where he also played a sarcastic and protective dad. Still though never peaked my interest.
However, to my shock and utter disbelief the lead actress Roseanne, publicly humiliated herself and completely demolished any career she ever wished to have. After the revamp of her somewhat mediocre series that came back to TV in March 2018, Roseanne Barr tweeted a direct insult to a former Obama aide,Valerie Jarret , calling her “a child of the Muslim Bothered” referenced“Planet of the Apes”. Which then sent the public into a frenzy and was followed by comedian Samantha Bee insulting the first daughter and White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump a “feckless c****”, and Australian feminist Germaine Greer said that “most rapes are really just bad sex and shouldn’t be punished too harshly’”.
I am in utter shock that the women who are lucky enough to actually have the power to speak to the public and be heard are so against their own gender. How can these women talk so vulgar about other powerful women? It baffles me. Ignorance and pure stupidity are the reasons whys the world is falling into chaos, and we as people of this world are letting filth and anger control it.
By “speaking their mind” these women don’t realize that the power they have by being ‘famous’ sets the foundation for those to come. By making the female side of the industry look ignorant and judgmental means that there will never be change. Essentially making it impossible for anyone who is even slightly different to ever step into your shoes.
We are supposed to teach our children that words can hurt as much if not more than physical violence, so then why is it that the adults of the world seem to lack such morality? The answer may never be as clear as day but instead of attacking those who disagree with you, try to understand that every person is different and experiences different things. What may seem right to you could be a sin to another. Plus, when all you do is curse and attack a person by their appearance shows your true insecurities.