Roseanne Blasts ‘Two And A Half Men’ Star Ashton Kutcher, Creator Chuck Lorre As Joke Thieves

There’s no love lost between comic Roseanne Barr and sitcom kingpin Chuck Lorre, with the former Roseanne star accusing Lorre’s Two and a Half Men of ripping off one of her signature jokes.

TV Guide reports that Roseanne blasted Lorre (who once served as a writer on her hit sitcom Roseanne) and star Ashton Kutcher in a series of tweets over the weekend, claiming a line on Two and a Half Men was a direct lift of a punchline she’s been using for years.

On the show, Ashton’s character, billionaire Walden Schmidt, makes a joke about being 91 years old:  “I’d imagine that you’re wet in the places you used to be dry, and dry in the places you used to be wet.”;

Roseanne, who uses a similar line in her standup act, but referring to menopause, came out swinging on Twitter: “If I’m unable2 sue billionaire chuck lorre4 theft, then I will force myself 2 watch his shows-& steal his jokes 2-altho NOT many R FUNNY,”; Roseanne tweeted. “I can C chuck in the room: “guys, let’s b careful when lifting jokes frm comics-don’t steal copyrighted HBO special jokes-b more discreet’.”;

She then blasted Ashton, calling him “A–hole kuchner,”; whom she accuses of “stealing my “wet where I’m supposed to be dry’ joke @JohnnyAgent mother****ing thief,”; Barr tweeted.

In a subsequent tweeet, Roseanne seemed to shift the blame to one of the show’s writers: “I forgive Ashton and Chuck! It’s prob one of their writer’s fault!”;

That detente, however, was short-lived, and she issued one last comment on the alleged joke theft: “one thing chuck lorre will never do: apologize for lifting material from me or other comics or other tv shows.”;

Roseanne has a long history of disliking Lorre; back in 2011, she wrote an open letter to then-Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen in which she quipped that “those s**t chuck lorre lines could choke a ****ing horse, and render any actor who recites them stone cold soul dead.”;

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