She recalled getting a phone call from ABC, in which she said she was asked "to explain my 'egregious and unforgivable tweet, '" referring to her racially charged May post in which she said Jarrett, who is African-American and born in Iran, was like the "muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby". In a clip of the interview, Barr, who appears flustered by the line of questioning from the host, lashes out, screaming an expletive-laden excuse for why she didn't deserve scrutiny. "Goddammit! I thought the b-- was white! F-!" Guests of the show, so far, include Jake, Roseanne's boyfriend, a former "Roseanne" crew member and her former campaign manager, Thomas Muhammad.
At the start of July she told her fans she would be sitting down for a tell-all televised interview about the controversy, but then changed her mind, saying she would record her own and post it to her YouTube channel.
But her attacks on Jarrett have continued. She reiterates her claim that she thought Jarrett was white, doing so loudly in a profanity-laced fashion. "It just made me sad".
Yesterday, the 65-year-old star took to her YouTube channel to share a video that did not do her any favors. And if they do think that, I am so sorry that I ... you know, it was so unclear and stupid. She also said she was leaving Twitter. The use of drugs is not confirmed in any way, but it sure looks like she is out of her mind on something, possibly Ambien, which she blames the initial tweet on in the first place.
"I'm a lot of things", she said during a call to Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's podcast in June.