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Roseanne Barr Relives National Anthem Controversy on 'The Rosie Show' (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Oct 13th 2011 12:15AM
Roseanne Barr, 'The Rosie Show'Recently, Roseanne Barr found redemption of sorts when she sang the national anthem on her reality show, 'Roseanne's Nuts.' She talked about that experience, and her infamous 1990 rendition, which spurred a national controversy, on 'The Rosie Show' (Weeknights, 7PM ET on OWN).

Barr took us inside her mind doing those short moments that caused such a stir. "Well they started booing about three notes into it," she said. "You can't walk off the field when you're in the middle of the national anthem, so I knew I had to finish it. So I tried to make it funny."

It didn't work, as Barr was vilified in the press, and even had President George H. Bush calling her a disgrace. Rosie O'Donnell tried to talk about how that impacted her young children at the time, but Barr was just happy that everyone came through it and she got a chance to try again.

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November 09 2011 at 3:25 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Bull! Her action was preplanned and lets face it, she is still a nobody. She may be funny but she sure as heck cant sing.

October 13 2011 at 1:31 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Roseanne and Rosie. Two people that definately belong on their own planet where they can't disgust normal people.

October 13 2011 at 1:27 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Since when is this slug of a woman a 'star'? She has no star quality and I disown her as an American.

October 13 2011 at 1:17 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
William J

Oprah what are you doing?

October 13 2011 at 12:59 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Oh Great One!

I thought she'd been consigned to the deepest bowels of the earth? How'd she get out?

October 13 2011 at 12:34 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply

Roseanne and Rosie - those two w****s deserve each other.

October 13 2011 at 11:54 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

She is a pitiful.. She worried about how her children would react? They should have been ashamed of her performance. I will not watch any program with her in it. She showed, by the way she sang The National Anthem, exactly how she feels about her country. She is a disgrace to the country. She ranks, in my opinion, right up there with Jane Fonda.

October 13 2011 at 11:05 AM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply

she was right about one thing Bush does suck

October 13 2011 at 10:49 AM Report abuse -3 rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to testtube2005's comment

The mans been out of office 3 years. You show your low class by continuing to beat on him. I suppose you think Obama is great. Now, Obama, he does suck.

October 13 2011 at 1:19 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
2 replies to massybob's comment

You show your ignorance by not even bothering to watch what you are commenting on (and by your grammar). Hint: More than one person named Bush has been our President.

Nope, not an Obama or Roseanne fan, I just really hate it when people spout stupid, uninformed, reactionary responses without even knowing what they are arguing about. Feel stupid.

November 08 2011 at 11:45 PM Report abuse rate up rate down

Excuse me idiot. bush **** up this country but obama trying to pull us out of bush **** that he got us in so shut you're mouth and learn what's going on before saying it OK moron

February 01 2012 at 1:28 PM Report abuse rate up rate down

Myrna I agree with everything you posted. I thought Oprah had more class than that.

October 13 2011 at 10:29 AM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply

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