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ABC cancels Roseanne reboot after star's racist tweet

ABC cancels Roseanne reboot after star's racist tweet

She's a flawless avatar for this moment in our history: white, loud, mean (she also took time Tuesday morning to tie Chelsea Clinton to some freaky George Soros-related conspiracy) and enamored with unhinged narratives based on nothing but lies, like the tale of a global child-trafficking ring linked to Hillary Clinton that is jaw-dropping in its stupidity.

The star is due to appear on comedian Joe Rogan's podcast on Friday.

Barr, an outspoken supporter of President Trump, went on to tweet an apology following an online backlash accusing her of racism.

At the same time, Barr also released a statement to BuzzFeed on Tuesday night regarding her comments, which echoed her recent tweets. What "leaving Twitter" means is unclear. The consulting producer on Roseanne tweeted that she would not be returning to the show.

Roseanne Barr, star of the ABC sitcom, wrote in a tweet, "Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj". "Forgive me-my joke was in bad taste", she said.

In a later tweet, Barr called her earlier post "a joke", then apologized, saying "I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans".

Network Ten has pulled the United States sitcom Roseanne off the air after star Roseanne Barr sparked outrage over a racist tweet.

"As well as the apology, Roseanne also retweeted messages from fans showing their support for the writer, who had used the hashtag: "#StandWithRoseanne". "Effective immediately, Roseanne Barr is no longer a client".

For anyone with a computer, tablet or smartphone, social media platforms are merely an arm's length away.

In it, she shares of a photo of ABC executive Channing Dungey, who announced the cancellation, and says she is "Sitting on top of your world like a Queen in full judgment of your garbage".

"Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have chose to cancel her show". I am very sorry to have hurt you.

"On the eve of historic fights for health care and clean energy, opponents of reform have mounted a vicious smear campaign against me", he wrote in September 2009.

"Roseanne Barr's vicious personal attack on former Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett came out of nowhere and cost Ms. Barr and the entire staff of her program their jobs".

"I'm fine. I'm anxious about the people out there who don't have a circle of friends and followers who come right to their defense". It represented the work of hundreds of talented people.

In March, she tweeted conspiracy theories about the Parkland shooting survivors.


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