Roseanne Barr scoffs at New Yorker criticism, saying writer of controversial 'Roseanne' joke has been 'sent to the gulag'

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The New Yorker television critic Emily Nussbaum criticized the "Roseanne" reboot for the joke it made about ABC's minority-led comedies "Black-ish" and "Fresh Off the Boat."
Roseanne Barr replied to a tweet about the article, and said the writer of the joke had been "sent to the gulag."
Nussbaum said the "Roseanne" reboot doesn't represent what made the original show so refreshing compared to the family sitcoms that were popular when it premiered in the 1980s.
ABC's reboot of the beloved sitcom "Roseanne" has generated a plethora of controversy in just a few episodes.
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