Rosanne Show Reboot Cancelled After Insensitive Tweet
Earlier on Tuesday, Barr apologized for a racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, a former senior advisor to President Barack Obama. Barr compared Jarrett, who is black, to an ape in a tweet. After initially pushing back against criticism of the comment, Barr admitted her “joke” was in “bad taste” and said she was leaving Twitter. Read More
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.
— Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) May 29, 2018