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John Goodman says ‘The Conners’ has ‘hollow centre’ without Roseanne Barr

Wednesday 06:07 GMT

READ MORE: John Goodman hints Roseanne Barr’s character will be killed off on ‘The Conners’. “It felt great to be back, but there’s a hollow centre. I miss Rosie real bad,” Goodman said.

He’s grateful to Roseanne Barr for agreeing to have no ties to the new show, which Goodman says was a “big deal” to “give us a chance.” Goodman said he had hopes of resurrecting Roseanne after ABC fired Barr for posting a controversial tweet, which she apologized for but has said was misinterpreted.

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Roseanne Barr and her fans react to character’s death on ‘The Conners’

Thursday 15:26 GMT

The Conners, the Roseanne spinoff, premiered on Oct. 16 and the first episode confirmed the death of Roseanne Barr’s character.

READ MORE: Roseanne Barr says her ‘The Conners’ character gets killed off by opioid overdose. Fans of Barr took to Twitter to criticize the death of her character with many saying the topic of opioid addiction and death are too heavy for the show. The cancellation of Roseanne is an opportunity squandered due in equal parts to fear, hubris, and a refusal to forgive,” the statement concludes.

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