Donald Trump Jr. put late-night hosts on blast Wednesday as he was congratulating Roseanne Barr for the huge ratings the “Roseanne” reboot experienced.
“Wow amazing. Congrats @therealroseanne. If you’re not too busy already maybe work in a late night show too… seems there’s some demand for an alternate viewpoint. #Rosanne,” Trump Jr. tweeted, along with a link to a story about how over 18 million viewers tuned in for the premiere Tuesday night.
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) March 28, 2018
Barr even thanked fans for all the support and giving the show great ratings.
“I am so greatful to the fans of the Roseanne show for giving it a good Premiere rating. You are all wonderful-here is to making America laugh & talk again! LOVE U,” the actress tweeted Wednesday.
I’m shocked at how so many people thought she’d choose the easier, more socially-accepted path, but even more so at how many think she’s some kind of shill who’d kiss ass & march in lockstep w/DT ’cause she said “No Thanks” to HC. We’re talkin’ Big Mama, here, Right, Phoebe? LOL
— Johnny Argent (@JohnnyArgent) March 28, 2018
In the very first episode, Barr along with other familiar faces from the popular 90s series focused on the results of the 2016 election and the divide it has caused in families.
Speaking on Howard Stern’s Sirius XM Radio Show Tuesday, the star of “Roseanne” and her TV husband John Goodman talked about how the series would deal with political issues that face America’s middle-class under President Donald Trump.
“It’s political only that, like Tip O’ Neil said ‘all politics is local,'” Goodman shared. “And it’s how it affects our unit of family and how we deal with the outside forces.”
The radio host also asked if the family “is divided politically” on the show.
“Yeah, like everybody’s family I know is divided,” Barr responded. “I hope it will get people talking to each other. The show is all sides and that’s what I like is the mish-mosh of our country being in a very diverse place, but we come together. And if we forget that, I think it’s not good for us.”