ABC cancels 'Roseanne' following racist tweet on Valerie Jarrett


ㅤ"The stunning move to cancel the rebooted sitcom — which premiered to record-high ratings in March — came just hours after Roseanne Barr incited a firestorm with what she later called a ‘bad joke’ about Valerie Jarrett.
ㅤThe 65-year-old comedian and vocal defender of President Trump had written that the Obama-era White House adviser was the child of the Islamist organization Muslim Brotherhood and the movie ‘Planet of the Apes.’
ㅤ’Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj,’ Barr wrote, using Jarrett’s initials. The message was in response to a tweet accusing Jarrett of helping to ‘hide’ misdeeds for the Obama administration.’"ㅤ

Full story at The Hill, image from hearstapps(.com) – 5/29/18. See "roseanne, roseanne barr."ㅤHome

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