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Entertainment Jim Parsons On Roseanne Barr’s Racist Tweets: ‘How Did You Type That?’

16:07  04 june  2018
16:07  04 june  2018 Source:   etcanada.com

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Jim Parsons ' reaction to Roseanne Barr ' s racist tweet , which led to the cancellation of her hit ABC series, can be summarized with one question: why? I was like, ' How did you type that ?'" he said to host Van Jones.

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Jim Parsons feels "awful" for his friends working on "Roseanne" but he's still shocked at Roseanne Barr's actions that led to the show's cancellation.

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The "Big Bang Theory" star appeared on CNN's "The Van Jones Show" over the weekend for a conversation about the state of comedy and speaking your mind in the current political climate, and touched on the controversy surrounding the embattled TV actress.

Asked what he thought of Barr's racist tweet comparing Valerie Jarrett to an ape, Parsons said, "'How and why?' That was really my only reaction to it.

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3, 2018 2:36 AM. Jim Parsons , star of the long-running sitcom "The Big Bang Theory," says he couldn't imagine what caused comedian Roseanne Barr to fire off the racist tweet that led to her hit show' s termination. I was like, ' How did you type that ?' " he told host Van Jones.

Jim Parsons , star of “The Big Bang Theory,” says he couldn’t imagine what caused comedian Roseanne Barr to fire off the racist tweet that led to her hit show’ s termination.

"Reading that tweet and reading it several times... I was like, 'How did you type that?'"

Parsons also pointed out the irony that the U.S. president seems to get away with saying things that even comedians can't.

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"It's okay to say certain things as an elected official right now that it is not necessarily okay to say as an entertainer, and I find that fascinating," he said. "That's not even a judgment. I think that is a fact. If your job is put in place by the citizens ... then you can still get by."

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