"Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have chose to cancel her show", ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey, the first African American executive to lead a USA broadcast network, said in a statement.
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ABC canceled its top-rated show Tuesday after Barr described former Obama administration adviser Jarrett, an African-American, as the offspring of the Muslim Brotherhood and "Planet of the Apes". Barr apologized and said she had been affected by the sleeping aid Ambien when she wrote the tweet.
Roseanne Barr participates in a panel at the Paley Center for Media on March 26, 2018 in NY. "I blame myself, not Ambien", she tweeted. But, the comedian was back on Twitter nearly instantly, going on an hours-long nighttime jag that saw her re-tweeting conspiracy theories from alt-right figures and supporters lashing out at the uproar over Barr's original comment and claiming that her racist language was a result of too much Ambien.
Later, when a fan pointed out that Gilbert owes a lot of her career success to her time on "Roseanne", Barr actually defended her on-screen daughter.
"Roseanne" was an instant hit when it returned this spring after a two-decade hiatus.
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But on Wednesday, she took a softer stance, coming to Gilbert's defense after one of her followers sent a critical tweet. "She also retweeted a false picture of me".
A number of the show's cast released statements saying they were sorry the show was over, but that they were sickened by Barr's comments and that she did not speak for anyone other than herself.
Trump, in his tweet Wednesday, complained he never got a call from Iger.
Clinton replied to Barr early Tuesday, "Good morning Roseanne - my given middle name is Victoria". Barr regularly attacks liberals on Twitter and peddles fringe conspiracy theories. I imagine George Soros's nephews are lovely people.
Barr's agent also dropped her and several services pulled "Roseanne" reruns.