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Trump-loving Roseanne Barr shamed by family of late ‘Superman’ actress: ‘She f*cking hated what you’ve become’

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Leading Donald Trump supporter Roseanne Barr was publicly shamed by the family of Margot Kidder, the Superman actress who passed away on Monday.

It started as a reply to a tweet by the conservative comedienne, by Dr. Orion Ussner Kidder, the actress’s nephew, who is an adjunct professor of English at Simon Fraser University.

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“Take comfort in knowing she loathed everything you’ve come to stand for,” he posted.

A comment in reply to Barr’s tweet wasn’t enough for Dr. Kidder, who posted an additional comment on his own Twitter feed.

“I’m her nephew. We were close. I don’t even need to check to know she f*cking hated what you’ve turned into,” Dr. Kidder explained. “Get her name out of your fascist mouth.”

“White-supremacist/patriarchal capitalism (né colonialism) are the structural underpinning of today’s sh*tty world,” he continued. “Get active!”

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He had one final message for the Trump-supporting actress.

“I’m taking great comfort in the fact that my aunt Margie would have loved that I got to directly tell Roseanne Barr to fuck right off,” Dr. Kidder noted.

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NOTE: An earlier version of this story identified Dr. Kidder as a professor. The article was updated to clarify that he is an adjunct professor.

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https://twitter.com/DavidNeiwert/status/1165428524808724480

https://twitter.com/DavidNeiwert/status/1165429018486702081

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