ABC cancels Roseanne after star compares Obama staffer to ape

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"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 announced in a statement today.

In a statement ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey said: "Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have made a decision to cancel her show".

Denounced from all sides, Barr has quickly apologized, citing a bad joke.

Then, in response to someone who questioned what Hillary Clinton is "hiding under her winter clothes at the end of May", Barr replied, "it's a colostomy jug cuz full of shite". It was particularly popular among many conservative viewers because Barr's character expressed support for President Donald Trump.

"I apologize. I am now leaving Twitter", she said. She criticized Democratic financier George Soros and tweeted that Chelsea Clinton was "Chelsea Soros Clinton", implying she was married to a nephew of Soros.

Barr has been a vocal backer of Donald Trump and also plays one of his supporters in Roseanne.

Her remarks were in response to a thread that alleged Jarrett had helped to hide Central Intelligence Agency spying.

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Earlier on Tuesday, Barr responded to a Twitter thread about Barack Obama's former advisor Valerie Jarrett, saying that "muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj".

In her original apology on Tuesday she said: "I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans. I hope you can accept this honest apology!" she wrote in a tweet to Jarrett. "Forgive me, it was of very bad taste". The consulting producer on Roseanne tweeted that she would not be returning to the show. Sara Gilbert, a co-star, also tweeted that the remark was abhorrent.

ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey says the comment "is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have chose to cancel the show". Disney chief executive Robert Iger tweeted his approval: "There was only one thing to do here, and that was the right thing".

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The NAACP applauded ABC's actions on Tuesday. A single racist message of his featured on Twitter, Tuesday morning, all screwed up in the air. "Dungey for placing the values of diversity, inclusion and respect for humanity above ratings".