In today's Dirty Laundry Report, the tweet, the firing, the quitting and she's back, but still no show! -LBF
Roseanne canceled! It's over.
Within hours of Roseanne Barr's racist tweet likening former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett to an ape, ABC canceled her hit sitcom revival. https://t.co/pJZTOshpod
ABC Entertainment cancels Roseanne Barr's show, calling her comment on Twitter "abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values." https://t.co/2HJA1onFiw [Corrects link]
Disney (owns ABC and run by Robert Iger)-
From Channing Dungey, President of ABC Entertainment: "Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show." There was only one thing to do here, and that was the right thing.
Roseanne quit Twitter...
I apologize. I am now leaving Twitter.
...wait she's back. Now we move on to damage control and "Ambien tweeting."
Sleeping drugs can cause a host of known side effects, but the maker of Ambien says racism is not one of them, as Roseanne Barr claims. https://t.co/AmmYtQdx87
What? Ambien's response was spot on. So was ABC's. Roseanne is dangerous and her views are racist, abhorrent and frightening. The end. She should not have a show.