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Roseanne Barr might be celebrating the success of her series Roseanne, but her real-life tweeting may be getting her into trouble after she apparently responded to someone spreading a conspiracy about David Hogg, one of the student survivors of the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School. Hogg and the other students have increasingly been suffering from targeted harassment and have been centered in a number of increasingly dangerous conspiracies.

Rightwing conspiracy alleging David Hogg made a Nazi salute

As Mic notes, although the tweet was deleted (reportedly at the demand of ABC executives), it appeared to reference the idea that David Hogg used a Nazi salute during his March for Our Lives address to the crowd.

The conspiracy theory in question, which has been making the rounds in far-right circles on sites like InfoWars, alleges Hogg threw up his arm in a Nazi salute at a March for Our Lives rally on March 24. He was actually raising his fist over his head “as a classic symbol of defiance, solidarity and strength,” per the fact-checking site Snopes.

This is not the first time Barr has waded into contentious political issues. Barr has posted — and subsequently deleted — many pro-Trump tweets, some of which echoed heavily debunked far-right conspiracy theories, according to the Washington Post.

Though this most recent tweet was scrubbed from her account, the screenshot will live on — and it’s inspiring some Twitter users to post with the hashtag #BoycottRoseanne.

Roseanne later tweeted that the photo had been doctored and Hogg was not giving a Nazi salute. Duh.

Meanwhile, MAGA fans are so desperate for an apparent win of any sort these days, they are celebrating the Trump-loving Roseanne’s ratings. Not only is Fox News MAGA giddy, a certain ratings-obsessed occupant in the Oval Office made time in his schedule to call Roseanne personally to congratulate her:

Wow! Trump got Roseanne on the phone within hours of the show’s premiere. That must be so comforting to the families who waited to hear from Trump after their loved ones were killed in action. From the Associated Press in October 2017:

The Associated Press tried to reach the families of all 43 people who have died in military service since Trump became president and made contact with about 20 families. More than half said they had not heard from Trump.

Priorities, right? Meanwhile, Ira Madison of The Daily Beast unleashed a brief Twitter thread to cut to the core of why the Trump-loving Roseanne reboot isn’t funny and is actually quite dangerous.

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