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Apparently Roseanne Barr didn't learn anything from the Twitter misadventures of Spike Lee.
Lee apologized on Wednesday evening and offered to compensate an elderly Florida couple who had to flee their home after he tweeted their address on March 23, claiming it was that of the parents of George Zimmerman, the man who killed teenager Trayvon Martin.
But according to the Smoking Gun, on Wednesday, Barr tweeted the correct address for Zimmerman's parents, then deleted the tweet, then threatened to tweet it again.
“If Zimmerman isn't arrested I'll rt his address again. maybe go 2 his house myself," Barr tweeted.
Criticism came quickly from the comedian's more than 100,000 followers.
Tweeted rob b, “Apparently Roseanne Barr is even dumber than Spike Lee, tweeting the correct home address of George [Zimmerman’s] parents.”
In response, Barr wrote on Twitter Friday, “The 'witchburnings' will continue despite apology…Decent [people] move on, indecent ones like to keep slinging mud [because] they r morally damaged.”
According to the Smoking Gun, the information Barr circulated was correct. However, she later admitted, “I don't know if the address is accurate or not.”
Oprah Winfrey discussed Martin’s killing Wednesday with Extra TV, deeming the investigation a “tragedy.”
Winfrey told Extra, "I saw some people on Twitter saying nothing has changed, the same thing's going on. Lots has changed and you know why? Because black people, white people, brown people, yellow people all over this country and all over the world are saying the same thing...It's a tragedy and it's a shame and justice needs to be served."
Winfrey said that she would like to interview Zimmerman about the case. "I would love to talk to him," she told Extra.
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