Just hours after Roseanne Barr’s stunning television return posted shocking ratings across the board, President Trump called the iconic comedian; congratulating her on the Trump-loving character’s massive success.
Roseanne was speaking with ABC News when she thanked the Commander-in-Chief for his warm wishes; saying “It was the most exciting thing ever, and that was very sweet of him to congratulate us.”
"We may not have it all together, but together we have it all." @RoseanneOnABC sets record ratings as the Conners come roaring back to primetime, and we speak LIVE to @therealroseanne about her phone call with the President and the return of the show: pic.twitter.com/CEBMfnnBAx
— Good Morning America (@GMA) March 29, 2018
“I sure am grateful to people for watching and liking it,” said Roseasnne. “It’s very exciting… It was pretty exciting — I’ll tell you that much. They said, ‘Hold please for the president of the United States of America.’ It was the most exciting thing ever, and that was very sweet of him to congratulate us.”
“We talked about a lot of things. He is happy for me, and I’ve known him for many years, and he’s done a lot of nice things for me over the years,” she added. “It was just a friendly conversation about working, and you know, television and ratings. He really understands ratings and how they measure things and that has kind of been an interest of mine for a long time.”