Andrew Dice Clay welcomed the former sitcom star to the stage over the weekend, where she proceeded to destroy her former network.
The fired sitcom star wasted no time laying into her former network during her first return to standup comedy since a tweet blew up her career.
"Dear ABC, when you asked me back to once again bail out your shit, f--kin' low-rated network, I did so with the same vigor I've always rocked, and I delivered you the highest ratings you've had in ten f--king years," Barr said.
"At the first sign of controversy, you killed me off with a drug overdose," she continued. "But you know what, I ain't dead bitches!"
After a late-night racist tweet in which she compared former White House adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape, ABC quickly canceled "Roseanne" before ultimately firing their star.
The sitcom continued in her absence -- after she agreed to give up all rights to it -- transforming into "The Conners." While a hit for the network this past season, it could not match the ratings of its predecessor in its comeback season the year prior. ABC has yet to announce a second season, though it seems likely they will.
"When you get fired, you get real suicidal, but I'd never kill myself because that would make too many f--king people happy," Barr said Saturday night. "And I'm not about to make people happy."
Like Barr, Clay knows a thing or two about controversy; he's easily one of the most divisive comedians in the history of the format. And he didn't hold back in his own thoughts about ABC cancelling "Roseanne" in the wake of Barr's comments.
In one of his Instagram videos, where he got a backstage shot of Barr waiting to come out, Clay wrote an impassioned message on behalf of his friend of 33 years, as he introduced her.
"I really love her and I don't believe someone should be banished because of some dumb f--king thing they said," he wrote. "Abolish freedom of speech (especially when it's a joke ya dumb f--ks) and see what happens the day the laughter really dies." Clay also suggested that he and Barr may headline a summer comedy tour together.
Check out his full comments and some highlights from Roseanne's appearance in the clips below -- including some very awkward dancing -- and then jump over to the Laugh Factory's Vimeo page to see Roseanne burn her former network.
This is Ann Amazing Angle Of Saturday Night Show @laughfactory_lv ... Sometimes in My Buisness ,,, Magic Happens ,,, What Knows , We Talked about Doing A little Summer Tour . I really Love Her And I Don't Believe Someone Should be Banished Because Of Some Dumb Fucken Thing they SAID !!! You Fucken Kidding! Gehead People ... Abolish Freedom of Speech ( Especially when it's a Joke ya Dumb Fucks )!!! And see what Happens The Day The Laughter Really Dies !!! That Girl Has Made You Happy For Decades !!! And I Will Take Her and @ejkerrigan And Share Stages all Over The World With Them ... Any Takers ??? Forget The Fact That A Network Fucked Themselves Because Of a Pussy Mentality , and Isn't it Funny That the Person Running it at the Time is GONE NOW ,,, How bout that it was World News Because ROSEANNE Made World Headlines Because The Reboot Of Her Show got Like Super Bowl Ratings!!! Glad I don't Give A Rats Ass about Being on T Fucken V !!! T #LiveandLaughPeople
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