Roseanne Barr Thrown Out After Racist Tweets

Tanya Cunningham
June 3, 2018

The French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi was quick to push back - trolling Barr in an acerbic post that quickly went viral.

After initially saying she was going to leave Twitter, Roseanne returned after her show was cancelled to tell fans not to defend her.

"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", she tweeted. "I wasn't gonna get an Emmy anyway", he said when asked if he thought the Barr controversy would cost him the award.

"I'm not a racist, I never was & I never will be", Barr tweeted on Wednesday, attempting to defend herself against an onslaught of criticism.

On social media, Barr wrote that what she said was indefensible, then retweeted several statements others made supporting her.

The 65-year-old comedian posted a tweet on Thursday, claiming that she "begged" to keep the show on the air prior to the announcement from ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey.

She added: "Please don't start all of that boycott abc stuff-I'm not a censor and they have the right to do what they wish".

"I can not apologize enough for those I may have offended that do not know me or where my heart is for ALL people in this community", Moritz wrote in her apology. Tweeted Trump: "Maybe I just didn't get the call".

Barr has since deleted the tweet and apologised, saying: "I am truly sorry for making a bad joke about her politics and her looks".


In the time it took to compose a 53-character tweet, Roseanne Barr went from a hero that ABC was banking upon to unemployed.

Sanofi-Aventis also tells people to stop taking Ambien if they find themselves performing complex behaviors - like making phone calls or driving a auto - without being fully awake.

She also wrote: "Give Ireland back to the British too".

Roughly two weeks ago, Roseanne co-showrunner Whitney Cummings announced she was leaving the show, citing schedule conflicts.

Earlier, speaking on MSNBC, she said: "I'm fine".

The report comes hours after Sherwood shared a company memo to the Roseanne staff apologizing for the show's abrupt cancellation.

The original Roseanne ran from 1988 to 1997, featuring a blue-collar family, the Conners, with overweight parents struggling to get by.

Donald Trump, Roseanne Barr, Robert Iger. Responding to Fishman's statement on Wednesday, Barr tweeted, "I created the platform for that inclusivity and you know it. ME".

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