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Roseanne Barr’s latest rant has Patricia Arquette worried for her mental health

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Trans ally Patricia Arquette expressed concern for the mental health of disgraced comedienne and actress Roseanne Barr after Barr published a rambling incoherent video about Donald Trump liberating America from various types of slavery and a “mind-control program.”

Barr’s rant comes a year and six months after her conspiracy-laden, anti-Semitic and racist tweets accusing Chelsea Clinton of being married to Jewish philanthropist and far-right bogeyman George Soros and calling black and Iranian-born Obama administration fixture Valerie Jarett the baby of the Muslim brotherhood and Planet of the Apes.

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Shortly afterwards, ABC cancelled the reboot of her sitcom only to resume it without her.

In her most recent diatribe, Barr plays with her hair while saying:

I know that Obama’s spy name was “Renegade.” Y’all know that, right? On the emails? Renegade. But I think President Trump is the real renegade. Uh, he’s a renegade against a system of complete debt slavery, child slavery, human slavery, woman slavery, working class slavery, all enslaved to, um, a very small group of people at the top of the, um, Swiss-y pyramid of Pharaoh.

And we’re seeing it fall, Babylon, and it’s just fantastic. And we’re not just going to watch it fall. Many of us have already done that, but we’re going to create the new thing that replaces it. We’re digital soldiers.

After that, the video cuts to a new recording, which begins with Barr saying:

I guess I’ll title this “The Perverse Reverse.” It doesn’t just happen once. It happens when the powers that be — the owners of us, our owners, our masters, our royals — when they need to move a bunch of us somewhere. They take certain steps to do that. Um, and they always do it through an hour-glass flip in the mind-control program.

In response to a tweet containing Barr’s video, Arquette commented, “This is really heartbreaking and I hope she gets care.”

Arquette is the sister of deceased transgender actress, Alexis Arquette, who passed away in 2016. During Patricia’s 2019 Emmy Awards’ speech, she mentioned her sister and spoke out against transphobia:

In my heart I’m so sad. I lost my sister Alexis. Trans people are still being persecuted.

I’m in mourning every day of my life, Alexis, and I will be, the rest of my life, for you, until we change the world until trans people are not persecuted.

And give them jobs. They’re human beings, let’s give them jobs.

Barr’s Twitter account has long been filled with far-right conspiracy theories and weird video confessions. In an April 2019 video, she called herself a “queer” while complaining about not being able to say the word “fag.”

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