Roseanne Barr: Still Fighting Sexism in Hollywood
By Zelda Lily, Feminism in a Bra on June 13, 2011
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[Editor's Note: Roseanne Barr produced one of the most successful sitcoms in television history. She also created one of the first network comedies built around a blue-collar family. But first she had to battle Hollywood's old-boy culture. Sarah Arboleda of Zelda Lily, Feminism in a Bra takes us inside Barr's struggle. -Mona]
Roseanne Barr Talks Sexism in Hollywood in the 90s and Today
Over the last couple of weeks, former comedy queen Roseanne Barr has stirred up a bit of controversy. First, over details in her new book which outline how hard Barr had to work to keep her sitcom the way she wanted it, and then again in a New York Magazine article in which Barr discussed how both Charlie Sheen’s old show and his current situation are bi-products of the kind of sexist entertainment that currently reigns supreme.
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