Comedian Roseanne Barr says she 'begged' ABC to not cancel her show

Barr blames sleep aid Ambien for racist tweet

USA comedian Roseanne Barr appeared to blame the sleep aid Ambien and Memorial Day for her tweet that compared a former Obama administration official to an ape, a racist remark that prompted ABC to cancel her top-rated show, Roseanne.

Jarrett responded to the controversy saying she was, "worried about all the people out there who don't have a circle of friends and followers who come right to their defence".

Barr deleted her Twitter account soon after.

"Will I ever recover from this pain? omg", she added. "One stupid joke in a lifetime of fighting 4 civil rights 4 all minorities, against networks, studios, at the expense of my nervous system/family/wealth will NEVER be taken from me".

"To michael fishman and sara gilbert: I forgive u both, love u both, just wish u could have called me personally 2 talk rather than do it in a public arena", she continued in another tweet.

The President of the Marion Community Schools' board has apologized for a Facebook post expressing support for actress Roseanne Barr.

Trump wrote that Iger never called him to apologize for "the disgusting statements" that have been said about him on ABC.

The tweet was widely considered racist, since Jarrett is an African-American woman and Barr made a comparison to an ape.

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"Roseanne" was ABC's biggest hit of the 2017-2018 season. The latter statement was accompanied by an old tweet by Barr.

She earned about 21 million dollars (£16 million) for acting, directing and producing the nine episodes of the new series, Slate reported.

"Roseanne has said herself that she does not want what she says to overshadow the show in any way, and I do hope that she will continue to be thoughtful about what she shares on social media going forward", ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey said in the same article.

A close friend of both the former president and his wife, she arrived in Washington with no national experience but went on to be Mr Obama's longest serving adviser, proved to be a driving force in some of his most significant domestic policy decisions, and was described as "the single most influential person in the Obama White House". Trump tweeted Thursday morning.

I begged for my crews jobs.

Like many good husbands, John Goodman knows when not to air his wife's dirty laundry in public. "Not giving excuses for what I did (tweeted) but I've done weird stuff while on ambien-cracked eggs on the wall at 2am etc". "It's not that I disrespect you guys". You throw me under the bus.

Roseanne Barr's racist tweet and the swift axing of her show put hundreds of people out of work, with some wondering whether they would be paid and most knowing they wouldn't be.

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