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Roseanne Producer Wants You To Forget About That Outrageous Hitler Photoshoot The Star Did In 2009

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The producer of Roseanne wants you to watch the ABC revival and judge it on its merits — not the wacky shit its series star has done over the years.

Shit like that controversial 2009 photoshoot, which showed the actress taking out freshly baked people-shaped cookies from the oven, dressed like Hitler.

The photos, which resurfaced on social media following last week's highly rated premiere of Roseanne Barr's rebooted sitcom, are reportedly from the "Germany issue" of Heeb magazine — a satirical Jewish publication that ran between 2001 and 2010.

Related: Roseanne & Sara Gilbert Are Reportedly Feuding On Set!

The concept was apparently Barr's idea. She defended the shoot in 2011, claiming the cookies were supposed to be an allegory for how common and "every day" holocausts have become since WWII. Too scorched by the imagery to search for a deeper meaning, however, 2018 Twitter responders took the photos at face value: Roseanne dressed as Hitler baking jew cookies.

Now with some calling for a boycott of ABC, the sitcom's co-showrunner Bruce Helford is coming to the star's defense. While Helford insisted there was probably a reason behind the controversial shoot, he wasn't sure what it was and suggested that fans just ignore it, telling The Hollywood Reporter:

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Here's How The Roseanne Revival Will Incorporate Sarah Chalke — AKA Becky 2!

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It wouldn't be a Roseanne reunion without Becky 2!

Producers knew they didn't want to revive the sitcom without Sarah Chalke, who famously took over the role of Becky Conner in season 6 after Lecy Goranson went to college.

Of course, showrunners couldn't have both actresses playing Becky in the reboot — the show already joked about its multiple Beckys in the original run — so, they cooked up a way to get Chalke into the action. Specifically, with her on-screen doppelganger!

Related: Sex And The City's Berger MIGHT Be Getting A Spin-Off!

According to EW, Chalke will be playing a middle-class married woman named Andrea who hires Becky (Goranson) to be her surrogate. Writers hinted at a plot twist that not only leads to some drama for the Conners but also shows how important both women were to the beloved sitcom.

Chalke, unsurprisingly, loves the new role showrunner Bruce Helford created for her. She told EW:

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Charlie Sheen Begins Casting Anger Management THIS WEEK!

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Now that Charlie Sheen is no longer crazy, he's ready to get down to business!

During a recent interview, both Charlie and his manager Bruce Helford announced that the casting process for Anger Management begins this week.

Here's what Bruce had to say about the "fantasy list and the A list" of actresses that they're auditioning for the roles of Charlie's therapist and his ex-wife:

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How Come Charlie Sheen Has Cleaned Up His Act?


Ah! A question many seem to be wondering, as the former mess of an actor has made quite a few public appearances as of late, appearing clean-shaven, lucid, and considerably healthier-looking!

And as much as we'd like to think that Charlie Sheen is truly reformed, it appears as though this may just be one giant marketing move to

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