Roseanne Conner is useless — on her personal TV show.
Co-star and on-screen hubby John Goodman spilled the beans that Roseanne Barr’s character will be killed off in the Roseanne-less spinoff, “The Conners.”
“I assume he’ll be mopey and unhappy as a result of his spouse’s useless,” Goodman informed The Sunday Occasions of London about his character.
ABC hasn’t mentioned how the script will mirror Rosenne’s departure.
The community cancelled the “Roseanne” reboot earlier this summer time after Barr’s racist tweet, calling for Obama aide Valerie Jarrett, who’s black, the offspring of the “Muslim brotherhood & Planet of the Apes.”
In his interview with The Sunday Occasions of London, Goodman defended Barr.
“I do know, I do know, for a indisputable fact that she’s not a racist,” mentioned Goodman – whose personal character Dan Conner was as soon as killed off, solely to be introduced again by means of the magic of TV script writing.
Barr, an enthusiastic supporter of President Trump, had an extended historical past of constructing racist and conspiratorial feedback earlier than that Jarrett tweet value her the show.
Nonetheless, Goodman mentioned he was stunned that ABC pulled the plug on “Roseanne.”
“I used to be stunned. I’ll put it this fashion, I used to be stunned on the response,” he mentioned. “And that’s in all probability all I ought to say about it.”
Goodman admitted the cancellation despatched him right into a deep funk.
“I used to be broken-hearted, however I assumed, ‘OK, it’s simply show enterprise, I’m going to let it go,’ ” he mentioned.
“However I went by means of a interval, a few month, the place I used to be very depressed. I’m a depressive anyway, so any excuse that I can get to decrease myself, I’ll. However that had an important deal to do with it, greater than I wished to admit.”