Roseanne Barr to be roasted

The Roseanne TV star will be torn apart apart by her industry pals on 4 August (12), and bosses are thrilled about celebrating the funnywoman’s long career at the event.

Executive Kent Alterman jokes, “Although Roseanne appears to be a demure, soft spoken woman eternally committed to the status quo, we believe under the surface is an explosive, trail-blazing cultural revolution. Celebrating Roseanne’s unprecedented achievements in comedy and television will surely inspire us to make this Roast more reminiscent of the classic roasts, where the intimacy of friends jousting with each other came through.”

A list of presenters has not yet been confirmed but the controversial actress insists she’s excited to see who producers will be able to round up, joking, “All I can say is good luck finding anything about me to make fun of… I mean, I’ve never made a mistake or offended anyone in my life!”

Recent roasts have been at the expense of Charlie Sheen and property tycoon Donald Trump.