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UPDATE: ABC CANCELS ‘ROSEANNE’ FOLLOWING STAR’S RACIST TWEETS

UPDATE: ABC CANCELS ‘ROSEANNE’ FOLLOWING STAR’S RACIST TWEETS

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“Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show,” ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey just announced.

ABC’s cancellation announcement came hours after Barr announced she was “leaving” Twitter – again – after apologizing for calling former President Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett an offspring of the “Muslim Brotherhood & Planet of the Apes.” Barr came back to Twitter about 5 minutes later to expand on her apology.

“I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans,” Barr tweeted. “I am truly sorry for making a bad joke about her politics and her looks. I should have known better. Forgive me-my joke was in bad taste.” She has not tweeted anything since.

Sara Gilbert, who plays Darlene on the show tweeted:

 

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