Defying the traditional advice about what to do when in a hole, Roseanne Barr has used a new interview to describe women who allege sexual assault after decades of silence as prostitutes who traded “sexual favors” to “get along” in their careers.
Barr, who was fired from her own show by ABC after sending a racist tweet referring to Valerie Jarrett, an African-American former adviser in the Obama administration, also told the UK’s Sunday Times that Donald Trump is a “genius” and a “deep thinker” who should not be judged on the basis of his tweets (well, she should know).
Speaking about her career, Barr told the paper’s top celebrity interviewer Chrissy Iley: “If you’re not fuckable, it’s no good. I’m one of the few women who’s made it on talent in Hollywood. I tried to sleep my way to the top but there were no takers.”
Asked for her view on women who report sexual abuse after…