May 30, 2018 - Economy & Business

Roseanne responds: "I'm not a racist"

Roseanne Barr responded to critics on Twitter saying "I'm not a racist" after her ABC show was cancelled due to a racist tweet she sent targeting former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett. She added she was examining her options "carefully" and would let fans know what her next move is.

The background: Barr tweeted yesterday: "Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj," about Jarrett. Her show was cancelled by ABC 11 hours later. She cited being on Ambien as a reason for the tweet saying she was in an altered state when it was sent.

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