'Got in a tussle with Bill Cosby', Roseanne Barr posts bloody photo in joke on Twitter
LEGENDARY comedienne Roseanne Barr is in hot water after tweeting a joke about getting into a fight with Bill Cosby.
The 62-year-old shared a photo of herself on Twitter after undergoing a chemical peel, saying that her red raw skin was due to a run-in with the embattled comedian.
"Got in a tussle w bill cosby. U shoyld see that mfer," she wrote.
She swiftly deleted the comment before explaining the rel reason for her appearance.
"Got a chemical peel to look more sexier. Joked about tussling cosby," she added.
The former sitcom star also took to Twitter earlier this week to condemn the 77-year-old star, who's been accused of sexual assault and rape in more than a dozen instances, although criminal charges have not yet been filed.
"I don’t wanna get sued or have him (Cosby) send anyone to beat me up, but I think it’s obvious: 13 to 1,” she tweeted early Tuesday.
She said in a recent interview however that she appreciated him reaching out to her when she was show was in trouble.
“Years ago, he called me up when I having trouble on my show," she explained. "Sometimes he advised me well, and other times I didn’t agree with him. But he did reach out to me at the time, and I thought that was cool."