Roseanne says she was 'Ambien tweeting' when racist comment was made

Courtesy Lauren Council Lauren Council

Courtesy Lauren Council Lauren Council

TV's "Roseanne" won't be returning after ABC canceled the successful reboot in the wake of Roseanne Barr's recent tweet about Valerie Jarrett, a former aide to President Barack Obama. It's unclear what "statements" Trump is referencing in the tweet, but it likely relates to ABC News' coverage of his presidency.

This is the same president who found time to call Barr to congratulate her on the success of her television show and tweet about it, though even there were concerns about someone with Barr's history of making racist remarks being given such an influential platform. He noted that Robert Iger, chief executive of ABC parent Walt Disney Co., called Jarrett to tell her that ABC did not tolerate Barr's comments.

Barr, who last night retweeted people who were going after some of the View hosts, apologized but also said she was "Ambien tweeting" and continued to retweet people who were raising questions about Jarrett's background.

Barr's tweet about Jarrett said, "muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj". Others believe that her personal comments on Twitter should not have impacted the sitcom. "I am disappointed in her actions to say the least", wrote Gilbert, who played Darlene Conner.

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"So this is what I'm going to say, Roseanne - just because you were caught with your trousers down, don't try to drag other people down with you", Goldberg said on ABC's "The View", calling the doctored photo "horrific". Barr has yet to respond to the show's cancellation.

The tweet was later deleted, but a screenshot of the post was widely shared, and a firestorm erupted. "I hope the good work done is not totally eclipsed by those abhorrent and offensive comments, and that Roseanne seeks the help she so clearly needs". I'm shocked. A lot of times people say awful things all over Twitter and all over TV and nothing is ever done.

Barr seemed to liken the reaction from her co-stars and those a supporter called "her underlings" to the way Trump complains about members of his administration being "disloyal".

She went on to add that she was "shocked that swift justice was served so swiftly and so justly".

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