Roseanne Barr blames racist tweet on Ambien, fires back at castmates

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"Forgive me-my joke was in bad taste", she said.

As for Barr herself, the comedian went on Twitter once again to apologize.

"Bob Iger, who is the CEO of Disney, called me before the announcement, he apologized, he said he had zero tolerance for that sort of racist, bigoted comment and he wanted me to know before he made it public that he was cancelling this show and so I appreciate that they did that so swiftly", Jarrett said.

"We are all greatly distressed by the disgraceful and unacceptable tweet from Roseanne Barr this morning", according to an internal memo sent to ICM employees that The Hollywood Reporter obtained. Consequently, we have notified her that we will not represent her.

Dungey has defended Roseanne Barr in the past, saying that her statements were misunderstood.

On ABC's website, where all nine episodes from Season 10 had been available for viewing, the URL that once led to the "Roseanne" landing page now redirects users to the homepage or a list of current shows.

Civic leader Valerie Jarrett attends the United State of Women Summit on May 5, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. "I think we have a lot bigger things going on in the country right now".

Barr also retweeted numerous messages of support and defences of her original tweet, including from alt-right figures such as Jack Posobiec and Thomas Wictor.

I have only taken Ambien once.but I don't remember one of the side-effects being racism. Sara Gilbert, who plays daughter Darlene, on Twitter called Barr's comments "abhorrent".

But as of Tuesday night, the president, who is a prolific tweeter, remained silent on the affair, while his spokeswoman batted away reporters' questions.

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"The president is focused on North Korea, he's focused on trade deals", Huckabee Sanders replied aboard Air Force One Tuesday when asked for President Trump's thoughts on the controversy.

"He's focused on trade deals. And that's what he's spending his time on; not responding to other things".

The Conners were a working-class family struggling with money, politics and each other.

She has also starred in several films, wrote three memoirs and won a second Emmy for "The Roseanne Show", a talk show which ran from 1998 to 2000.

"But honestly she got what she deserved".

The president also publicly made remarks about the show referring to the private call he had with Barr to a group of supporters in OH in March.

She dressed as Hitler, pulling burned gingerbread men out of an oven for a German magazine in 2009.

Barr also continued to tweet about George Soros, a liberal donor who has been painted as the villain in many right-wing conspiracy theories.

"#Rosanne is who she tells you she is with every comment and tweet".

After Roseanne Barr returned to Twitter to break her silence on her show being cancelled following her controversial tweet about Valerie Jarrett, she spent hours interacting on the social media site. Now that she is reaping those consequences, many people are praising ABC and its swift action.

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