Wait, Does Roseanne Barr Really Think Michelle Obama Got Her Show Canceled?

Fredrick Soto
June 6, 2018

Barr lost her eponymous sitcom, "Roseanne", on Tuesday after she posted bigoted comments regarding Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to former USA president Barack Obama.

She claimed she was joking, but then she deleted the tweet and issued an apology to Jarrett and "all Americans". She wrote, as CNN reports:"guys I did something unforgivable, so do not defend me".

Gilbert posted earlier Tuesday, "Roseanne's recent comments about Valerie Jarrett, and so much more, are abhorrent and do not reflect the beliefs of our cast and crew or anyone associated with our show".

The woman whose public tweet cost them their jobs thinks they need her forgiveness for having tweeted their alarm over that racist remark. "One stupid joke in a lifetime of fighting 4 civil rights 4 all minorities, against networks, studios, at the expense of my nervous system/family/wealth will NEVER b taken from me".

During the the town hall, which was hosted by Joy Reid and Chris Hayes, Jarrett was asked about the TV star's social commentary about her.

Although there have been rumblings about the sitcom possibly being picked up by a conservative network, it remains to be seen if Barr's racist comments will have long-lasting effects on her career.

The deplorables are standing strong and banding together behind Roseanne Barr to save her cancelled show.

John Goodman and Roseanne Barr attend the premiere of ABC's "Roseanne" at Walt Disney Studio Lot on March 23, 2018 in Burbank, California.

Roseanne Barr has blamed sleeping pills for a tweet that led to the cancellation of her hit show, but the drug company says "racism is not a known side effect".

'He said: what were you thinking when you did this? "I am disappointed in her actions to say the least".

For the second day in a row, President Donald Trump made the Roseanne Barr controversy about himself. However, differing from his similar Wednesday tweet demanding an apology, the president seemingly mentioned Roseanne fans.

The 59-year-old comedian also spoke with The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday, and implied that Barr wanted her series to be cancelled.

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