Roseanne: “I Was Ambien Tweeting”

Roseanne blames late-night Twitter rant on sleeping pills 

(Headline Health) We’ve said it repeatedly – don’t take sleeping pills, something Roseanne Barr now says she was doing while tweeting her unfiltered emotions at 2 am.

There are far better ways to deal with insomnia other than popping pills. (We said it here: How To Fall Asleep Fast (And Stay That Way) And here: Insomnia: What To Do When You Can’t Sleep. And here: These life hacks can help you sleep soundly. Plus here, here, and here.)

Roseanne Barr has just destroyed the redo of her television career, costing scores of cast members, writers, and producers their jobs as well. Coverage continues below from the celebrity news site Zimbio …

Sorry Roseanne, Ambien Doesn’t Make You Racist

(Cecily Trowbridge, Zimbio) Roseanne Barr has apologized for the tweet that got the Roseanne revival canceled, and cited “Ambien” and “Memorial Day” as excuses.

The actress’s repentant messages followed ABC’s decision to cancel the Roseanne revival, which was renewed for a second season in late March.

Brace yourselves.

“Don’t feel sorry for me, guys!!-I just want to apologize to the hundreds of people, and wonderful writers (all liberal) and talented actors who lost their jobs on my show due to my stupid tweet. I will be on Joe Rogan’s podcast friday,” she wrote in her first tweet, which was posted at 8 p.m. PST.

[More of Roseanne’s messy tweet storm below … ]

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