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Trump Called Roseanne Barr to Congratulate Her on the Roseanne Ratings

Trump Called Roseanne Barr to Congratulate Her on the Roseanne Ratings


He was reportedly ecstatic about something related to him having good ratings again.

Trump, after seeing that the premiere of the Roseanne revival garnered 18.2 million viewers, called Roseanne Barr to congratulate her. Both Roseanne Barr and her TV character back Trump.

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The show, which follows a working-class family of five, came back to TV this week after it ended its initial run in 1997. In an interview with the New York Times, Barr said that she wanted to make her character a vocal Trump supporter because "it's an accurate portrayal of these people and people like them."

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"It's about everything in our country. It's about opioids and health care. How we deal with whole new issues that we didn't even have before, like gender-fluid kids," said Barr. "How working class people -- how and why they elected Trump."

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