Roseanne Barr says show canceled over her support for Israel
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Comedian and divisive former television star Roseanne Barr says her sitcom was canceled last year because of backlash against her support for Israel.
Barr spoke Monday at an event in Tel Aviv and said she had been "BDS-ed" by television network ABC. BDS refers to a Palestinian-led movement calling for boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel.
Roseanne Barr to address Israeli parliament in January
JERUSALEM (AP) — Former television star Roseanne Barr says she will be traveling to Israel in January and has been invited to address the country's parliament.
Barr announced her visit to Israel on Monday, saying her aim is to "further my own knowledge of Jewish and Israeli history" and speak out "against the insidious and anti-Semitic BDS movement." BDS refers to a Palestinian-led movement calling for boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel.
Roseanne Barr in interview: ‘I lost everything’
NEW YORK (AP) — In an emotional interview, Roseanne Barr said she definitely feels remorse for the racist tweet that prompted ABC to cancel the revival of "Roseanne."
Roger Waters and Brian Eno are among the stars to have offered their support to Lorde after she cancelled her Israel show.
The Pink Floyd star and the 69-year-old musician were joined by the likes of Peter Gabriel and Tom Morello in signing an open letter backing the 'Royals' hitmaker after rabbi Shmuley Boteach branded her a "bigot" in a full-page ad in the Washington Post.
Ex-Playmate Pamela Anderson: ‘Porn is for losers’
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Playboy model Pamela Anderson has teamed with a rabbi to speak out against pornography.