Roseanne Barr, Andrew Dice Clay join forces for comedy tour

Roseanne Barr and Andrew Dice Clay are joining forces for a standup comedy tour.

The Mr. And Mrs. America Tour is “inspired by the national obsession with political discourse and, occasionally, the alleged policing of comedians’ language,” according to Fox News.

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When asked about Barr, Clay defended the former Roseanne star.

“She’s a comic because she’s wacky. I’ve known her since we were kids,” Clay told Fox News. “When people ask about what she said, I say, ‘She’s a comic!’ We gotta stop policing comedians. This is America!”

In May 2018, Barr was fired from the Roseanne reboot following a tweet about Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to former U.S. president Barack Obama. The comment has since been deleted. (It can be seen in a screen grab below.)

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Barr and Clay performed together in March at the Laugh Factory in Las Vegas.

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The Mr. And Mrs. America Tour kicks off in New York on Sept. 19 and tickets for the show go on sale next week.

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