ABC cancels 'Roseanne' following Roseanne Barr's racist Twitter rant

Sheila Mcguire
May 30, 2018

Barr took to Twitter overnight to apologize again and say that she sent out her racist tweet after taking a sedative.

Barr also blamed her offending tweet on a popular sleeping pill.

'I condemn these statements vehemently, ' wrote Fishman, who is the father of a black daughter in the reboot.

Several minutes prior to the post, she shared a similar sentiment regarding her desire for fans not to stick up for her, despite the fact that she appreciates their efforts.

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Barr said that she would leave Twitter as a result of the backlash she faced. "It's all ok", she wrote. It just shocked me a bit, but I indeed f***ed up'.

Barr apologized for the racist comment and announced she was leaving Twitter, but she later returned with a new string of apologies and defenses, including blaming Ambien.

"I did something unforgiveable so do not defend me", Barr wrote.

The White House on Tuesday suggested that Trump would refrain from commenting on the cancellation of Roseanne's show, as he was purportedly busy preparing for the North Korea summit that may happen next month.

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Gilbert said the remarks are "abhorrent and do not reflect the beliefs of our cast and crew or anyone associated with our show", adding that she is disappointed in her longtime friend and colleague.

"The president is focused on North Korea".

Another of Barr's deleted tweets saw the disgraced sitcom star proclaim "I'm sorry 4 my tweet, AND I will also defend myself as well as talk to my, go away if u don't like it". "He said he had zero tolerance. and I appreciate that", she said. Roseanne also apologized for the tweet and urged her fans not to boycott ABC, since they had the right to fire her.

Barr's agency, ICM Partners, said in a statement Tuesday that Barr's tweet was "disgraceful", "unacceptable" and "antithetical to our core values".

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The original Roseanne ran from 1988 to 1997, and featured a blue-collar family, the Conners, with overweight parents struggling to get by. It was praised for its realistic portrayal of working-class life. The premiere episode (which aired on March 27) had more than 18 million viewers.

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