Roseanne Barr is returning to center stage.
A little more than a year after being fired from ABC’s “Roseanne” reboot over a racist tweet, the comedian is hitting the road for a joint comedy tour with Andrew Dice Clay.
Barr took to Instagram Sunday to announce the Mr. and Mrs. America Tour, sharing a promotional poster of herself and Clay as the Statue of Liberty and Uncle Sam, respectively.
Tickets go on sale next week, Barr, 66, added.
Clay, who was once banned from MTV for life over his offensive material, told Fox News, “We’re both excited because we both don’t give a (expletive) what anybody thinks about anything.”
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The tour marks Barr’s first headlining project since getting fired from her hit sitcom reboot last May after making racist remarks about Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.
Barr apologized for her comments but ABC moved forward with spin-off “The Conners,” which killed killing off the comedian’s matriarch with an opioid overdose.
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Roseanne Barr is returning to comedy with Andrew Dice Clay. (Photo: Julie Jacobson, AP)
Clay defended Barr’s notorious tweet that likened the former presidential adviser to an ape, asking Americans to “lighten up and not worry about the words comedians use.”
“She’s a comic because she’s wacky. I’ve known her since we were kids,” Clay, 61, told Fox News after announcing the tour. “When people ask about what she said, I say, ‘She’s a comic!’ We gotta stop policing comedians. This is America!”
The comedy tour is set to kick off in Huntington, New York, on Sept. 19, followed by a show in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Sept. 20.
More tour dates are expected be announced.
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