said slamming Barr's comment.

During the "Everyday Racism in America" town hall Tuesday, Jarrett addressed the issue at hand and shared how Iger reached out to her amid the controversy.

After one of Barr's conservative fans offered his support via the social networking site, Barr replied, "i'm not a racist, just an idiot who made a bad joke. thank you for defending me tho-".

"I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans".

"Wow! Unreal", Barr wrote in response, adding, "I understand her position and why she said what she said".

Despite walking back her racist tweet, Barr, 65, retweeted comments such as: "I look like a monkey. Why?"


Roseanne's announcement that she'd be leaving Twitter behind turned out to be untrue. The talent representative says it has ended its relationship with Barr "effective immediately".

The actress had said she was going to quit Twitter after apologizing to Valerie, but she didn't stay silent for long. And Hulu yanked episodes of the series.

"First of all, I think we have to turn it into a teaching moment", she said.

"I'm anxious about all the people out there who don't have a circle of friends and followers who came to their defense", Jarrett said at the town hall.

The beloved comedy returned to ABC in late March, almost 21 years after its series finale, and was quickly renewed for an 11th season.

Jimmy Kimmel addresses the "Roseanne" cancellation on his Tuesday night show with a possible spin off solution.


One message she re-tweeted on Wednesday falsely accused the Hungary-born Jewish billionaire of collaborating with the Nazis.

Then Gilbert tried to distance the show from Barr.

ABC has canceled its revival of "Roseanne", the network announced Tuesday.

- What will ABC schedule Tuesdays at 8 p.m. this fall in place of "Roseanne?". "Nice!" Sara tweeted that she was "disappointed" in her onscreen mom and blasted Roseanne's comments as "abhorrent".

Emma Kenney, who portrayed Harris on the series, also spoke out. "Thanks for supporting me", she wrote.

Writer Danny Zuker also tweeted his disapproval. I feel devastated, not for the end of the Roseanne show, but for all those who poured their hearts and souls into our jobs, and the audience that welcomed us into their homes. "Nauseating to see what she's become", he wrote.


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