Roseanne Barr's TV show cancelled after Twitter race row

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She also said she was leaving Twitter.

The repercussions are coming quickly for Roseanne Barr after she tweeted on Monday that Barack Obama's former aide Valerie Jarrett was the product of when "muslim brotherhood and planet of the apes had a baby".

On Tuesday night, she tweeted again, apologizing for the "hundreds of people. who lost their jobs on my show due to my stupid tweet".

Barr also apologized to Jarrett in a later tweet, with the actress "very sorry" about the hurt caused.

ABC immediately canceled the reboot of her show, explaining that "Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values". "I mean, we don't have much on this network". ABC executives even said the show was a direct result of President Trump's victory in the 2016 election, and part of the network's strategy in attracting Trump supporters.

Before the cancellation, Barr apologized for her tweet, writing "I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans", she wrote. "Forgive me - my joke was in bad taste", she tweeted.

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Despite her contrite comments, Barr's Twitter profile shows retweets of users which support her, and well, the content speaks for itself.

Users commented that the tweet seemed racist.

In addition to the continued royalties from episodes of Roseanne, other sources of income for Barr include TV cameos, TV appearances and books, giving her a total of $42million (£31.6m) by 2011. "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". "It's not the first time she's done it", Lemon said.

"Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have chose to cancel her show", read a statement from Channing Dungey. Barr later wrote that "i blamed myself. not ambien".

Barr's tweet was a reply to a tweet that accused Jarrett of helping to cover up alleged misdeeds by the Obama administration. "I'm anxious about the people out there who don't have a circle of friends and followers who come right to their defence". The initial tweet outraged fans and as well as her own castmates. I feel so empowered by @iamwandasykes, Channing Dungey and anyone at ABC standing up for morals and abuse of power.