‘Roseanne’ star Sara Gilbert on Trump: ‘We never say his name’ in the reboot

BURBANK, CA - MARCH 23:  Sara Gilbert attends the premiere of ABC's "Roseanne" at Walt Disney Studio Lot on March 23, 2018 in Burbank, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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BURBANK, CA - MARCH 23: Sara Gilbert attends the premiere of ABC's "Roseanne" at Walt Disney Studio Lot on March 23, 2018 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

"Roseanne" star Sara Gilbert says President Donald Trump won't be mentioned by name on the highly rated revival of the ABC sitcom.

EW.com reported that Gilbert made the announcement while appearing on "What What Happens Live" March 30. She also clarified that it's only Roseanne Conner, not the entire Conner family, that supports Trump.

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“The Conners aren’t Trump supporters,” Gilbert told host Andy Cohen. “Roseanne’s character is a Trump supporter — she’s the only one that supports (him) — and we never say his name, actually, in the show.”

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Gilbert also shared that, despite lots of publicity about the shows politics, the show isn't about that, according to IndieWire.

“The show is not about politics. It’s not about anyone’s position or a policy, it’s really about what happens to a family when there’s a political divide, which is something that I think the entire country can relate to and something we need to talk about. So, with our show, it’s never about ‘doing an issue’ or ‘doing politics,’ it’s ‘how do these things affect a family unit?’”

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The show will have at least another season to explore how the divide affects the family. "Roseanne" was renewed for another season March 30.

“Roseanne” airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on ABC. Watch Gilbert speak about the show and politics on “Watch What Happens Live” in the video below.

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