ABC Cancels 'Roseanne' After Roseanne Barr Tweet Sparks Outrage
Headline Roundup May 29th, 2018
ABC has canceled the sitcom 'Roseanne' after its star, Roseanne Barr, sent an insulting tweet directed at former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett. Ms. Barr tweeted if the “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby = vj." Ms. Jarrett was was born in Iran and is Black.
ABC canceled the hit sitcom “Roseanne” after its star, Roseanne Barr, sent a racist tweet about a top aide to former President Barack Obama.
ABC announced Tuesday that it canceled “Roseanne” after the show’s star, Roseanne Barr, went on a vitriolic and racist Twitter rant.
MSNBC provided viewers with one of the most tone-deaf moments in cable news history on Tuesday when Andrea Mitchell asked Joy Reid about a racist tweet that Roseanne Barr sent about former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett.