Roseanne explains the intent behind her tweet [Video]

On Tuesday, Roseanne Barr gave an exclusive interview to Dr. Oz, in yet another attempt to explain and apologize for her racist tweet.

In May, she compared former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett to an ape. However, she says that tweet was meant to critique the Iran nuclear deal — which Jarrett assisted with and which Barr claims threatens Israel and therefore is anti-Semitic.

“Anti-Semitism is what the tweet was about,” said Barr. “And the whole Iran deal is the most anti-Semitic thing that I personally have ever witnessed in my lifetime.”

She added that when she hit send on Twitter, “I just thought, ‘Oh boy, this [tweet] is a good one. This will really explain it.”

Despite her stated intent for the tweet to be purely political, Barr was criticized for being racist. She was fired from…

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