Roseanne Barr Says She 'Begged' ABC Not to Cancel Her Show

Roseanne Barr Says She 'Begged' ABC Not to Cancel Her Show

CEO Bob Iger, keeping up a line of criticism he's lodged since subsidiary ABC cancelled Roseanne Barr's show and apologized to a former Barack Obama adviser for a racist comment the actress made about her.

On his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, Joe Rogan shared a similar sentiment on Wednesday, saying Barr had recently confided in him that the show was putting her under major stress, saying, "I need to adjust my meds, I'm not thinking straight".

Co-star Michael Fishman also publicly distanced himself from Barr's controversial tweet and said that the show they created together was often about inclusiveness.

Earlier this week, Sherwood sent out an email to ABC staff sympathizing with those who "poured their hearts and lives into the show" and would now be out of work.

The fallout started after the comedian went off on a weird Twitter rant attacking people including Barack Obama's former senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, who is African-American.

Asked comment on the recent controversy, after she appeared yesterday, Barr simply said: 'I believe in one law for all people, I love all people have a nice day'. But I've got a better idea. "I can't let myself cave in tho", she added.

While ABC's decision may have taken some by shock since the modern-take on this "classic" TV show was this year's number one scripted series (6.4 key demo ratings), it came as no shock to Barr's ex. I'd worked doing publicity for them for free for weeks, traveling, thru bronchitis.

The tweet led the ABC network to cancel its hit revival of the Roseanne sitcom, whose popularity President Donald Trump has cited as evidence his supporters, who include Barr, want shows that speak to their concerns. I begged 4 ppls jobs, ' she tweeted. "I said look, someone has got to tell her that Donald Trump doesn't carry his own phone", he explained.

When the scandal first broke, the White House had deflected questions with Sanders saying: "We have a lot bigger things going on in the country right now".

Roseanne had returned to USA screens in March after a 21-year hiatus with Barr's character recast as a Trump supporter in a rare depiction of working class life on the US small screen.

Barr, who is Jewish, then went on to suggest that she was the victim, tweeting: "I think I spent the last 24 hours watching the party of inclusion, diversity, understanding, and acceptance, lynch a Jew".

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