Girl, bye!

ABC officially cancels ‘Roseanne’ after the star’s racist Twitter tirade

It looks like Roseanne Barr’s racist, anti-semitic, hateful, anti-Muslim ways have finally caught up to her.

In case you haven’t heard, Barr released a string of awful tweets this morning, including one that attacked former President Obama aide Valerie Jarrett, calling her a Muslim ape.

Replying to a tweet accusing the former White House staffer of alleged coverups during the Obama administration this morning, Barr wrote: “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj,” using Jarrett’s initials.

A backlash quickly ensued and Barr deleted her tweet, saying it was “a joke” and issuing an apology to Jarrett: “I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans. I am truly sorry for making a bad joke about her politics and her looks. I should have known better. Forgive me-my joke was in bad taste.”

But Barr’s half-baked apology wasn’t enough to keep consulting producer Wanda Sykes around. Less than two hours later, Sykes announced she was quitting the show, tweeting:

And less than two hours after that, ABC announced is was canceling it altogether.

“Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show,” ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey said in a statement this afternoon.

Disney CEO Bob Iger added on Twitter that “There was only one thing to do here, and that was the right thing.”

The Roseanne revival had been a huge hit, becoming the highest-rated series of the season. Pre-production on the second season was already underway.

That is, until now.

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