It was reported last week that a Roseanne without Roseanne Barr was being seriously considered after its eponymous star tweeted racist abuse. That idea was said to be in limbo because Barr would still profit from her show due to intellectual-property rights.
Now, an intriguing report on Page Six suggests Barr is contemplating cutting herself out of any deal in order to allow the new show to go ahead, in an effort to make amends to cast and crew on the canceled ABC reboot.
Page Six reports that Barr is “seriously considering” forgoing any profits from the new show, which would focus on another family member—most likely Darlene.
A source close to the disgraced comic—who, a source says, is “hunkered down” with her parents in Utah—tells Page Six: “Roseanne feels so bad about her antics she is trying to figure out a way to help people harmed by the cancellation. She’s considering giving up financial…