'Roseanne' reboot to depict a family 'divided by politics' under Trump
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Barr’s character on ABC’s “Roseanne” will be a “grandmother who voted for Trump and at times clashes with family members and friends with opposing views,” according to Reuters.

“It was the working-class people who elected Trump,” Barr said Monday while promoting the sitcom at a Television Critics Association event in Pasadena, Calif. “I felt that was very real and something that needed to be discussed, and especially about polarization in the family and people actually hating other people for the way they voted, which I feel is not American,” Barr said, according to The Hollywood Reporter.


The original “Roseanne” aired on ABC from 1988 to 1997.

Barr, 65, said ahead of last year’s presidential election, “I think we would be so lucky if Trump won.”

Sara Gilbert, who returns as one of Barr’s daughters on the show when it premieres in March, said the new episodes depict a family “divided by politics but still filled with love.”

“People feel like they can't disagree and still love and talk to each other,” Gilbert said. “What a great thing to bring into this country right now."

ABC has said the new version of the show will feature “fresh stories that tackle today’s issues.”

Comedy veteran Barr, who made her own White House bid in 2012 as the Peace and Freedom Party’s nominee, also said Monday that she would likely be a superior commander in chief than the current president.

“I think I’d be a better president than Oprah and Susan Sarandon, probably even President Trump,” she said.