Article by Kimberley Richards at blavity.com. Indeed, it was the crotch grab seen around the world. Completely disrespectful and inappropriate, in addition to being crass. And the same crowd that was calling for Kaepernick’s head and those of the other protesters are gushing like teenaged boys that the reboot of Roseanne did very well in the ratings. As an aside, it is quite amusing how this almost completely white crowd maligns entertainment and the media as “liberal,” yet cry and whine about how they’re never represented at awards shows, in magazines, etc. Make your own media instead of complaining about how noone invites you to the cool kids’ parties.
Many viewers across the country – including the president himself –celebrated the “Roseanne” reboot on ABC this week. But fans of Roseanne Barr, like Trump, who have publicly condemned Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during the national anthem, seem to have forgotten that Barr butchered the national anthem 28 years ago… and grabbed her crotch afterwards.
On July 25 1990, Barr shrieked the national anthem, while occasionally laughing throughout, at San Diego’s Jack Murphy Stadium. The actress was met with boos from the crowd, in which she responded by grabbing her crotch and spitting on the ground.
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