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'Roseanne' Canceled By ABC After Roseanne Barr's Racist Tweet

'Roseanne' Canceled By ABC After Roseanne Barr's Racist Tweet

Roseanne has been cancelled at ABC.

The decision was made moments ago by Channing Dungey, president at ABC Entertainment, after Roseanne Barr sent out a racist tweet after President Obama’s adviser Valerie Jarrett.

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

Celebrities have been slamming Roseanne‘s tweet all morning and there’s been a call for ABC to cancel the show amid the star’s controversial views.

The show had been previously renewed earlier this year.

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  • ✮Jennie✮

    I love Roseanne! Goodbye ABC. I only watch the network just for that show.

  • DEADP00L

    Bigoted Cvnt been hitting powerless people for so many years, you look at her garbage on FB and Twitter and its full of some of the worst st I have ever seen in my whole life. And she even goes overseas with this trash. She hit every single weak and powerless community, relished in their misery, taunted them at every turn — only this time she hit somebody who could not only hit back but had power.

    She was like this long before she was ever hired. They were idiots if they thought she’d ever be redeemed or change.

  • Pitysaurus_rex

    Karma. Don’t be a racist pos. She’s been pushing the boundaries the whole time. Guess she found the limit.

  • Drew

    Later!!

  • Danae

    She’s used this show as an outlet for her racist views anyway so I’m not even sorry

  • http://www.soundcloud.com/cigo8179 eternalfratboy

    I like Roseanne – not everyone thinks the same

  • http://www.soundcloud.com/cigo8179 eternalfratboy

    I like Roseanne – not everyone thinks the same

  • Khazija

    The show was Islamophobic and ignorant by catering to a certain unsavory demographic. It had a different tone than the original show which was appealing to the working class demographic for a number of races. I am proud of ABC for cancelling this show. Roseanne is an awful racist and Trump supporter.

  • Khazija

    The show was Islamophobic and ignorant by catering to a certain unsavory demographic. It had a different tone than the original show which was appealing to the working class demographic for a number of races. I am proud of ABC for cancelling this show. Roseanne is an awful racist and Trump supporter.

  • namers

    Why can’t people keep their nasty beliefs to themselves and if you must, say them in private? Ruined the livelihood of the cast and crew.

  • namers

    Why can’t people keep their nasty beliefs to themselves and if you must, say them in private? Ruined the livelihood of the cast and crew.

  • Stoni

    Ruining the livelihood of the cast and crew is what sucks. I feel bad for the cast and crew.

  • J.K.

    Bye, you won’t be missed.

  • Sara

    She’s an idiot and a racist but they didn’t need to cancel the show over it. That isn’t fair to all the cast and crew who aren’t shooting their mouths off. They could have just made a statement saying they didn’t agree with her words and then given her a reprimand or something. The world is too PC now.

  • DEADP00L

    Actually they did have to cancel it, this wasnt her first offense and had been given a chance time and time again. Each time she spat in the faces of those that gave her those chances. Eventually, you stop giving chances to people who never learn. The word consequence exists for a reason.

  • cuzjcacjo

    i feel the same. they don’t have much selection on that channel.

  • cuzjcacjo

    i feel the same. they don’t have much selection on that channel.

  • labman57

    Barr was simply showing the world that she is indeed the vile low-life that we have always perceived her to be.
    Her TV character is far more pleasant and palatable than the real person.

    One of those “I am apologizing in order to salvage my career, not because I truly am ashamed for my vile remarks” non-apologies.
    Don’t blame the network. ABC did not force her to share her inner demons with the world. That was her choice.

    Don’t worry, Roseanne.
    FOX & Friends likely will make room for you on their “damaged psyche” therapy couch.

  • labman57

    Barr was simply showing the world that she is indeed the vile low-life that we have always perceived her to be.
    Her TV character is far more pleasant and palatable than the real person.

    One of those “I am apologizing in order to salvage my career, not because I truly am ashamed for my vile remarks” non-apologies.
    Don’t blame the network. ABC did not force her to share her inner demons with the world. That was her choice.

    Don’t worry, Roseanne.
    FOX & Friends likely will make room for you on their “damaged psyche” therapy couch.

  • Kee FRIEND Leichtle

    Why couldn’t they have simply fired Roseanne from the show? I know the show is called Roseanne but they could change it to something else and turn it into a spin-off. It’s not fair to the other cast and crew to have to suffer because of her inability to think before she talks.

  • Pitysaurus_rex

    I agree with your statement about the rest of the cast and crew, however, they were her employer, and she lost her job due to her conduct as a public figure. Due to her being the main draw of the show, it had to end. Makes sense to me. My job has a social media clause so if I make a fool of myself, as a face/representative of the company, I can be let go. I would imagine with a giant company like ABC they would have something along those lines as well.

  • Pitysaurus_rex

    I agree with your statement about the rest of the cast and crew, however, they were her employer, and she lost her job due to her conduct as a public figure. Due to her being the main draw of the show, it had to end. Makes sense to me. My job has a social media clause so if I make a fool of myself, as a face/representative of the company, I can be let go. I would imagine with a giant company like ABC they would have something along those lines as well.

  • Pasc24

    I remember that you posted a comment here, so I’m going to ask you here for the case you’ve been banned.

    They deleted Glenn’s, mine and your comment on the other article – can you still post at GC?

    Oh and the other person you replied to on the “break divorce deal” article has already made a new account called Trish and is commenting again. She’s admitting now that she’s an Angelina fan – but don’t reply to her because your other comment has already been deleted on that article so who knows if you get banned when you comment there again.

    And if you plan to reply to that person in the future then I would recommend you to do the same like you did with the user “Woof” – no direct reply, only post a comment on the same article because it seems now that GC is not only deleting comments, they also delete replies (worst case they ban people from posting).

  • Khazija

    I don’t understand why GC removed my comments on that page. I posted on that article again as an indirect to Trish aka Woof aka Christina because that post is designed to elicit a reaction. I won’t tolerate that actress being falsely painted as some kind of victim. I hope the situation remains fair on GC. Thanks. I hope I can post normally.

  • Khazija

    I don’t understand why GC removed my comments on that page. I posted on that article again as an indirect to Trish aka Woof aka Christina because that post is designed to elicit a reaction. I won’t tolerate that actress being falsely painted as some kind of victim. I hope the situation remains fair on GC. Thanks. I hope I can post normally.

  • Pasc24

    No idea. The GC journalists are a bit weird, maybe they removed your comment because it was a reply to a non-existing comment and it looked a bit strange.

    GC has also just deleted my comment on a Caitlyn Jenner article but I’m not banned. No wonder they lost so many visitors: https://www.similarweb.com/website/gossipcop.com#overview

    By the way, you can call me crazy or whatever but what are the odds that Trish and Katie are one and the same person and this person has started playing a game now? Two new accounts is a bit weird…

  • Khazija

    I agree, I think it is the same person. GC needs to be made aware of that. They just are using a strategy so they can bash both B & A on GC. Then they will pounce at me or anybody else who reacts to them. That person is associated with two unhinged troll accounts, it is a long story.

  • Pasc24

    The only thing you can do is write an email to GC and explain to them what you mean. There’s nothing else would you can do.

    I actually wonder if it’s a strategy to start bashing Brad – you know like “Trish” is convincing “Katie” that Brad is the evil guy etc. but maybe you’re right and it’s someone who dislikes both (Angelina and Brad).

  • Khazija

    Flag them. The more people do that, the less likely they will continue to cause trouble.

  • Pasc24

    I don’t know if the Flag button is working on GC.

    But just don’t reply directly at them – that’s what they want.

  • Khazija

    It is working. You can also do it directly from their account. Click the 3 blue dots on the side. You can do it on the article page as well.

  • Pasc24

    I don’t think CG pays a lot of attention to flagging.

    This person will pretend to be normal in the beginning and then start losing their mind again – which will hopefully lead to a ban then again.

  • Pasc24

    Hey, did GC delete your comment on the new Brad/Angelina article or did you delete it?

  • Khazija

    They had no reason to remove it. I am disgusted. The person who wrote that article lied out of context. I clarified the situation and pointed it out. Brad never claimed that he quit drinking because of the argument on the plane with Maddox. In fact, he never discusses that situation in the GQ interview. That Michael L. author straight up misportrayed the entire thing and that is defamatory. What a douchebag.

  • Pasc24

    Are you banned or can you still post at GC?

  • Khazija

    I don’t know. I will test that out later. I did not criticize GC directly, all I did was post a correction. You saw my original comment.

  • Pasc24

    Okay.
    Maybe you can try to post the comment again. Well maybe you should change it a bit so that they really not feel insulted (although you didn’t do that at all but you know what I mean). By the way, Michael Lewittes is the owner of GC.

  • Khazija

    I am going to wait until a newer aticle is out, to try and post again. I don’t want to risk getting banned over doing nothing. What Michael said in his article is inaccurate and slander. People shouldn’t have their posts removed over pointing out what is right. The way he spun that out of context is disgraceful and is implying something very damaging against him that was denied & disproven. It would be great if you could contact GC about that in their info email. As a source, I don’t want to contact them. They need to post a correction in that article.

  • Pasc24

    Post a comment on another, older article (doesn’t have to be a Jolie, Pitt article) to see if you still can comment. You can delete your comment again after you’ve posted it.

    Why don’t you just email them? The things you post are only known by you. I can’t talk about them IF they decide to write back. You don’t have to say who you are. Just point out what’s wrong with the article. You can write to Info@GossipCop.com or Michael@GossipCop.com.

  • Khazija

    As a source, I can’t email them. I can’t trust them. They interact with other celebrities’s PR teams and could give them info. I know they have their biases. It would be great if you send an email to address this problem with that particular article. Just send it to the info email, not directly to Michael.

    Brad Pitt did not claim he gave up drinking because of the “incident” on the plane. In fact, he always denied there was violence or abuse on the plane. He was cleared of those false allegations from the FBI and DCFS. He doesn’t even discuss the argument on the plane in the GQ interview. When he says, he doesn’t want to live that way anymore…it was in a different context. That somebody on GC unfairly removed a correction that a poster submitted about that article.

  • Pasc24

    Well I send them one email but that’s it. I can’t have a conversation with them if I basically know nothing about it.

  • Khazija

    I posted some random comment on a Beyonce article and it got through ( for now). Thanks, please send them an email and explain the inaccuracies in that article by acknowledging that it could be viewed as defamatory considering Pitt’s circumstances. Just explain that 1 other informed poster issued a correction but it was removed from the comments section even though they said nothing wrong. You can explain briefly what I said to you in the earlier post—about certain false attributions being applied to his GQ interview.

  • Pasc24

    I will – but don’t get your hopes up that they will change the article (or reply to my email). There’s a reason why they ban people or delete comments – they’re thin skinned and too arrogant to admit that they are sometimes wrong. For example, they closed the comment section on the article “Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin Dating: Fact Vs. Fiction” yesterday after it was announced that these two are engaged. They were wrong about Justin and Hailey and didn’t want to get criticized.

  • Khazija

    Thanks, I appreciate it. I am upset about so much injustice today. I have been dealing with a lot of haters and trolls behaving badly. I am just disgusted with GC right now. It is gross to me that Michael L. would post something so inaccurate and incriminating against Pitt when the actual context is clearly different. I am already upset that Feve11 can’t currently post but I hope she can return later.

  • Pasc24

    Feve11 only can post again if she makes a new Disqus account and changes her IP address. Every time GC bans someone they ban the account and the IP address.

  • Khazija

    I am just hoping whatever restriction they placed against her is temporary, sometimes they do that.

  • Pasc24

    I don’t think so… I know some people who got banned last year and still can’t post at GC.

  • Khazija

    Well, I hope at least one situation gets resolved. Sometimes, they do give posters a time-out and let them back. It has happened before.

  • Khazija

    Gossip Cop shadowbanned me. I am shocked and devastated. Meaning my new comments are visible to me on my homepage but not displayed on their site. Tell them to remove the shadowban from Khazija’s account. I did not do anything wrong. I did not violate guidelines. This is unethical. I have been a loyal and well-behaved user on GC since its inception.

  • Khazija

    Gossip Cop shadowbanned me. I am shocked and devastated. Meaning my new comments are visible to me on my homepage but not displayed on their site. Tell them to remove the shadowban from Khazija’s account. I did not do anything wrong. I did not violate guidelines. This is unethical. I have been a loyal and well-behaved user on GC since its inception.