Roseanne Receives Congratulatory Phone Call From President Trump


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Following the hugely successful ratings of Roseanne Barr’s return to primetime TV, the President personally called the actress to congratulate her.

The White House confirmed to the New York Times President Trump did indeed call Roseanne – a Trump supporter – after the re-launch of 80’s hit Roseanne premiered on ABC network this week to great reviews.

The new series of Roseanne, which sees the return of the original cast, drew an audience of more than 18 million viewers on Tuesday. The show reintroduces Roseanne as a Trump supporting grandma and the first two episodes touched on many of the political aspects the country is currently facing.

In an interview with the New York Times, Roseanne said she felt it was important to “have that dialogue about families torn apart by the election and their political differences of opinion and how we handle it.”