Roseanne Barr’s tweet was frightful, with sad consequences

30 May, 2018, 18:28 | Author: Rachel Mcdaniel
  • Roseanne Barr's TV show cancelled after Twitter race row

Only hours after declaring she was quitting Twitter, Roseanne Barr is back.

As for Barr's comments, she was sacked from her hit ABC series Roseanne today after tweeting an anti-Semitic conspiracy and saying, "muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj" - which a refernce to the former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett, who is a person of color.

The star is due to appear on comedian Joe Rogan's podcast on Friday.

She has also faced criticism recently for tweeting conspiracy theories.

But this isn't the first time Barr has been accused of making racist remarks from her social media account. "I mean, we don't have much on this network". The consulting producer on Roseanne tweeted that she would not be returning to the show. "We are all greatly distressed by the disgraceful and unacceptable tweet from Roseanne Barr this morning", the agency wrote in an internal memo.

"I apologize from the bottom of my heart and hope you can find it in your hearts to forgive me".

NASA Astronaut Alan Bean dies at 86
In 1963, he was selected to join NASA's third group of astronauts. "I thought maybe I could learn to be, so that appealed to me". His decision in 1981 to give up his NASA career to become a full-time artist surprised some of his colleagues.

Alberto: Tropical storm sees thousands from Florida coast
The storm is also pushing rain bands towards the coast, Gardner said, so there could be some heavy rain there as well. It is showing signs of transitioning to something more tropical as deeper convection has developed near the center.

Kerala govt says Nipah outbreak contained, police file case over fake news
Infected people initially develop influenza-like symptoms of fever, headaches, myalgia (muscle pain), vomiting and sore throat. Her body was cremated soon after her death over fears the virus could spread; her family wasn't able to see her.

Roseanne Barr in a trailer for her revival "Roseanne" show on ABC, before it was cancelled.

Long before this controversy, many questioned the wisdom of airing a pro-Trump Roseanne reboot, especially during a time of heightened tensions in the U.S. Ava DuVernay - the Oscar-winning director of A Wrinkle in Time and Selma - made that sentiment clear in her tweet following the cancellation. Barr claimed late Tuesday night that she posted that apology after the show was canceled, in response to some, like MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell, who claimed it was a network forced apology.

ABC's Roseanne stars Roseanne Barr and John Goodman.

"I'm fine", she said.

Barr later deleted the tweet and said it was a joke, adding "I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans". Barr later wrote that "i blamed myself. not ambien". "I am sure they are going to lose some revenue potential from next season, but the fallout from the comment made this an easy decision, especially when you consider the Disney brand". Today my words caused hundreds of people to lose their jobs. I am sorry for making a thoughtless joke that does not reflect my values - I love all people and am very sorry. I feel so empowered by @iamwandasykes, Channing Dungey and anyone at ABC standing up for morals and abuse of power. The initial tweet outraged fans and as well as her own castmates.



Trans Mountain supporters hit the Hill for one-day lobbying blitz
Other western premiers have started to weigh in on the matter that's dividing Canada. The move sems to have backfired and emboldened everyone fighting the pipeline.

Venezuela has freed US missionary Josh Holt, Trump says
The president met with Josh Holt Saturday at the White House, just moments after he touched down on USA soil with his wife. So they braced for another disappointment after an Associated Press reporter informed the couple Friday that Sen.

Golden Knights outlast Caps 6-4 in Final opener
Vegas coach Gerard Gallant called the hit "real late and real hard" and said he felt Wilson deserved a five-minute major. The Stanley Cup Final is underway at T-Mobile Arena with the Capitals meeting the expansion Vegas Golden Knights .

Gianluca Di Marzio confirms Manchester United’s first summer signing
With Michael Carrick retiring and Marouane Fellaini leaving, the arrival of Fred signals the start of a new era for United. Fred was one of Shakhtar's best players in the 2017-18 season as they picked up another Ukrainian league title.

Ex-IMF official Carlo Cottarelli asked to be Italy's new prime minister
Under that article, the president would be voted on "for high treason or attacking the constitution" by all members of parliament. If the vote is in favour, the country's constitutional court then decides whether to impeach or not. "We need to keep cool".

Houston Rockets: 3 takeaways from Game 6 vs. Warriors
On Monday night, we will know whether the Rockets or the Golden State Warriors will make it to the NBA Finals. They went on to win Game 7 before falling to LeBron James and the Cavaliers in a seven-game NBA Finals.

Rival players support seeding Serena Williams at French Open
I mean if you are forced out of the game for a specific reason, whether it be maternity or injury, you need to be protected. She has not played a tournament since Miami in March and pulled out of the claycourt events in Madrid and Rome.

Landslide to lift Irish abortion ban
It is proposed that instead of the article, the government has proposed would act legislation and allow abortion up to 12 weeks. Boxes will be opened at the Punchestown Count Centre on Saturday morning at 9am, and a tally there is expected around lunchtime.

All 7 Philip Roth Movies Ranked, From 'American Pastoral' to 'Goodbye, Columbus'
Zuckerman later reappears in The Counterlife (1986), where he seems to die of a heart attack and is resurrected afterwards. Roth has written an array of highly acclaimed books in his lifetime till 2012, after which he announced his retirement.

Hawaii volcano produces blue flames from methane
Although potentially fatal if inhaled, Stovall said the danger was confined to the immediate vicinity of laze plumes themselves. Stovall said lava spatter from one of the vents was forming a wall that was helping protect a nearby geothermal plant.