Roseanne Barr has been in the entertainment industry for decades and has become one of the most loved and most controversial stars out there. From her comedy to her everyday life, there is never any telling exactly what she is going to say or do and a surprise seems to be around every corner for the star. While she has lived her life in the spotlight for quite some time, there is a still a lot that many don’t know about her! Check out 12 things you probably didn’t know about Roseanne Barr:
12. Beginning Her Career
At 18, Barr left home by telling her parents she was going to visit a friend in Colorado for a few weeks, but actually never returned home. While in Colorado, she pursued her comedy dream and began doing small stand-up shows at local bars. It didn’t take long for her “domestic goddess” routine to become one of the most popular stand-up comedian gigs around and she soon caught the interest of many others in the industry. Her career really took off in 1985 after she made her first appearance on The Tonight Show, the following year she appeared on Late Night With David Letterman and was promptly awarded the American Comedy Award for funniest female performer in a television special.