Roseanne Barr Says She Would Make A Better President Than Oprah

By on January 10, 2018
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In the wake of post Golden Globes rumors that talk show host legend Oprah Winfrey might be making a 2020 run for the White House, Roseanne Barr has announced that she would make a better POTUS than Oprah or perhaps Trump for that matter.

In a press conference discussing the return of her sitcom “Roseanne,” Barr said that, like everybody else, she loved Oprah. She then stated her belief that she herself would make a good leader. “Actually, I think I would be a better president than Oprah or Susan Sarandon, possibly even President Trump,” Barr said.

The 65-year-old performer recently made serious social media waves by defending her support of Trump.  She has now elected to make her politics an integral part of her re-vamped series by having her character be a Trump supporter.

“I said it, and I’ll say again, my show has always been…I’ve always attempted to portray a realistic portrait of the American people and of working class people,” she said according to Entertainment Weekly

Barr explained her creative choices:

It was working class people who elected Trump, so I felt like that was very real and something that needed to be discussed especially about polarization in the family and actually hating people for the way they voted, which I feel like is not American. … There was a lot of thought in it.

Despite remarking that she did not want to discuss political matters as she tried to promote her series, Barr nevertheless offered her thoughts on the Trump administration as well as Hillary Clinton.

“I’m not a Trump apologist. There are a lot of things that he’s said and done that I don’t agree with. There’s probably a lot of things Hillary Clinton has done and said that you don’t agree with it,” said Barr.

“Nobody is brainwashed into agreeing with 100 percent of what anybody said,” she added. “One bright thing I read today is, this is the lowest black unemployment for many, many years, so I think that’s great. I do support jobs for people. I think that’s a great way to fight racism is that everybody has a job.”