Roseanne Barr says she's "done weird things on Ambien"

Joe Anderton
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From Digital Spy

Despite previously saying she would never take part in a televised interview again, Roseanne Barr has taken part in a televised interview. Again.

The comedian was fired from her sitcom Roseanne by ABC after comparing an African-American woman to a character from Planet of the Apes in a tweet.

She has previously said the tweet was made while under the influence of the sedative Ambien, something she has doubled down on now.

Speaking on The Dr Oz Show, the actress said: "Well, I've done some weird things on Ambien, and I think a lot of people have. I've heard from thousands of people about it.

"One guy got up and cooked a turkey and ate it. That was like... four hours, if you think about it... and didn't remember it in the morning. And all the time that happens to me.

"When I go up in the kitchen and there's a whole box of Triscuits laid out and eggs cracked on the wall, cheese everywhere. I 'Ambien eat' like how Tiger Woods 'Ambien drove'. It's a weird drug."

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Barr previously shared a clip from an interview on her own YouTube page, where she defended her actions, saying: "I thought the bitch was white!"

In light of ABC cancelling her show, it has commissioned a spin-off called The Conners that will feature the rest of the cast but might kill off Barr's.

Barr herself said she won't watch the show, and has had multiple offers to do other projects.

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