Tom Arnold jokes ‘Sara Gilbert is a jinx on every show’ after Roseanne Barr and Julie Chen exits

Tom Arnold is pointing the finger! The Hunt for the Trump Tapes host joked in a new interview that Sara Gilbert was nothing but bad luck for Roseanne Barr and Julie Chen.

“Sara Gilbert is a jinx on every show she’s on this year, let me tell you that,” Arnold, 59, quipped during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen on Tuesday, September 25. “I’m kidding!”

Gilbert reprised her role as Darlene Conner on the revival of Roseannebefore ABC canceled the sitcom in May after Barr, 65, posted a racist tweet. Four months later, Gilbert’s The Talk cohost Chen, 48, announced that she was leaving the CBS show after the network ousted her husbandLesMoonves, as CEO in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against him.

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Sara Gilbert through the years
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Melissa Gilbert, Sara Gilbert, and Mother Barbara Crane (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 16: ROSEANNE - 'Gallery' 1988 Alicia Goranson, Sal Barone, Sara Gilbert (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 29: ROSEANNE - 'Radio Days' - Season One - 11/29/88, A songwriting contest unleashes creativity in Dan and Roseanne. Pictured: Michael Fishman (D.J.), Lecy Goranson (Becky), Sara Gilbert (Darlene), (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 01: Sara Gilbert, John Goodman and Alicia Goranson (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Sara Gilbert (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Sara Gilbert. (Photo by Kevin Winter/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Sara Gilbert (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Sara Gilbert (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 04: ROSEANNE- 'Gallery' 1991 Sara Gilbert, Johnny Galecki (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
Sara Gilbert (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 114 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actress Sara Gilbert during an interview with host Jay Leno on November 23, 1992 -- (Photo by: Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
ROSEANNE - 'Terms of Estrangement' which aired on September 15, 1992. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) SARA GILBERT
Sara Gilbert (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Leonardo DiCaprio and Sara Gilbert (Photo by Steve Eichner/WireImage)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 17: ROSEANNE - gallery - 9/17/96, Sara Gilbert (Darlene) on the ABC Television Network comedy 'Roseanne'. 'Roseanne' is the story of a working class family struggling with life's essential problems: Marriage, Children, Money and Parent's in Law., (Photo by Bob D'Amico/ABC via Getty Images)
Sara Gilbert (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
11/04/99. Hollywood CA. Sara Gilbert attending the film premiere of her new movie, 'Light It Up'. Photo by Brenda Chase Online USA Inc.
Sara Gilbert during Pediatric AIDS at Private Home in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Sara Gilbert (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
Sara Gilbert during Terminator 3 - Rise of the Machines World Premiere at Mann Bruin in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
ER -- 'Time of Death' Episode 6 -- Air Date 11/11/2004 -- Pictured: Sara Gilbert as Jane Figler (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Sara Gilbert during 8th Annual Lili Claire Foundation Benefit - Red Carpet at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage for Fusion PR _LA)
Sara Gilbert in West Los Angeles, California (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
Sara Gilbert during 'A Time for Heroes' Carnival Hosted By Disney - Arrivals at Wadsworth Theater in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by Jason Merritt/FilmMagic)
SANTA MONICA, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actress Sara Gilbert arrives at the P.S. ARTS Annual 'Express Yourself' charity benefit held on November 4, 2007 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Mark Sullivan/WireImage)
SANTA MONICA, CA - NOVEMBER 16: Actress Sara Gilbert and Son Levi arrive at the 11th Anniversary Of P.S. Arts 'Express Yourself 2008' at the Barker Hanger at the Santa Monica Airport on November 16, 2008 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
SANTA MONICA, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Sara Gilbert attends P.S. ARTS 'Express Yourself 2009' at Barker Hangar on November 15, 2009 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by MARK WOODWORTH/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Sara Gilbert attends 8th annual 'Best In Drag' show AIDS fundraiser at Orpheum Theatre on October 24, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Brian To/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Sara Gilbert arrives at the CBS 2012 fall premiere party at Greystone Manor Supperclub on September 18, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Actress Sara Gilbert arrives at the season premiere of HBO's 'The Comeback' at the El Capitan Theatre on November 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
BURBANK, CA - OCTOBER 18: Sara Gilbert attends the 2014 Environmental Media Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on October 18, 2014 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 26: Sara Gilbert attends CBS Daytime Presents 'The Talk' panel at The Paley Center for Media on October 26, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tara Ziemba/WireImage)
ROSEANNE - ABC's 'Roseanne' stars Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner. (Robert Trachtenberg via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Sara Gilbert attends the Gersh Upfronts Party 2018 at The Bowery Hotel on May 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jared Siskin/Getty Images for Gersh)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 10: Season 9 of the Emmy Award-winning show THE TALK Premieres Monday, September 10, 2018 2 PM ET, 1 PM CT/PT on CBS. Sara Gilbert, shown. (Photo by Andrew Eccles/CBS via Getty Images)
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Arnold was caught off guard on Tuesday night when Andy Cohen asked about his thoughts on the news that his ex-wife Barr will be killed off the upcoming Roseanne spinoff, The Conners.

“Wait, I hadn’t heard. Is that true? Oh, my God!” he exclaimed. “I don’t know what to think. … I wish them all the best. Oh, boy.”

The comedian later insisted that Barr was not racist when they were married from 1990 to 1994.

“Look at her Twitter feed. Look at how she is,” he said. “She couldn’t say one good thing about [BarackObama. Something happened. But she wasn’t like that [before], though.”

Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen airs on Bravo Sundays through Thursdays at 11 p.m. ET.

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Roseanne Barr and Tom Arnold together
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UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 10: Roseanne Barr with Tom Arnold (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 05: Roseanne Barr and boyfriend Tom Arnold. (Photo by John Roca/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Comedians Tom Arnold and Roseanne Barr. (Photo by Time Life Pictures/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
American actress and comedia Roseanne Barr with her husband, actor Tom Arnold, circa 1990. (Photo by Kypros/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON -- Air Date 07/20/1990 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Tom Arnold with wife actress Roseanne Barr during an interview with host Johnny Carson on July 20, 1990 (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Tom Arnold & Roseanne Barr during 1991 MTV Rock 'n Jock Softball in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 13 -- Pictured: (l-r) Tom Arnold, Roseanne Barr, Jan Hooks as Sally Jessy Raphael during 'Sally' skit on February 16, 1991 -- (Photo by: Alan Singer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - 1992: American actress and comedian Roseanne Barr walks with husband American actor and comedian Tom Arnold circa 1992 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Davis/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - 1992: American actress and comedian Roseanne Barr and husband American actor and comedian Tom Arnold walk by shops circa 1992 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Davis/Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 14 -- Pictured: (l-r) Tom Arnold, Roseanne Arnold Barr during the monologue on February 22, 1992 -- Photo by: Al Levine/NBCU Photo Bank
Roseanne Barr & Tom Arnold during 1992 HBO's Comic Relief in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 01: Roseanne Barr and Tom Arnold (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 29: American actress and comedian Roseanne Barr and husband American actor and comedian Tom Arnold wave to people during the 61st Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade on November 29, 1992 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Davis/Getty Images)
Richard Pryor, Roseanne Barr-Arnold, and Tom Arnold (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 02: ROSEANNE - 'Friends & Relatives' 9/25/90 Roseanne Barr, Tom Arnold (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 02: ROSEANNE - 'Friends & Relatives' 9/25/90 Tom Arnold, Roseanne Barr (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 07: ROSEANNE - 'Gallery' 1991 Tom Arnold, Sandra Bernhard, John Goodman, Roseanne Barr (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
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