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I want to walk back my comments on Roseanne. Its been over 4 months since this happened. And in that time I've listened to all sides of the situation. Mainly it's been Joe Rogan's podcast that has me thinking differently here. He knows Roseanne personally and talked to her several times after this happened.
When you look at it from his point of view - she was on Ambien and took a few beers with it, chainsmoking cigarettes to boot, so she was basically in no right mind to be voicing her opinion unedited to the entire world.. that, and she has a long history of mental illness. I think when you add all of those things up, it equates to a more resemble approach to judging her. Sure, it was dumb and she should have probably had some kind of protocol where her phone is always taken away from her as soon as she pops that pill. But at least this wasn't like some think, that she purposely made a racist tweet, being of complete sound mind, in a outright rude and gross way.
To me, it was probably that she is crass, her brain legitimately works differently (and not always in her favor), and overall a poor attempt at a very early morning/late evening joke/political comment, posted while she was essentially drugged up.
People do wacky and dumb stuff on Ambien.
Finally, after watching her on the Rogan podcast just this week, I felt like I wanted to post all this, just in case anyone reading the above comment just took that away. That was my initial reaction, and it's since changed.
Here's her talking about it all. This isn't the full episode, which I recommend. But it's a good 20 minutes on the topic. Curious if this, in context, changes other's minds the way it has for me: