ABC Cancels ‘Roseanne’ Following Star’s Racist Tweet

ABC's president called the comedian's comment on Twitter about former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett "abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values."

  • Published 29 May 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC has cancelled its hit reboot of "Roseanne" following her racist tweet about former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett. ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey says the comment "is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel the show": https://twitter.com/ABC/status/1001520771745927168 The "Roseanne" revival this spring was an unexpected major hit for ABC. It was particularly popular among many conservative viewers because Barr's character expressed support for President Donald… Read at AP News