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Roseanne Barr is once again speaking out about the fallout from the racist tweet she posted […]

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  Kenya Barris is finally speaking out about his exit from ABC and his move to Netflix in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter.  The black-ish creator revealed that ABC’s decision to pull an episode of the hit series that focused on the Take a Knee movement prompted his departure. “I don’t know that […]

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ABC has several upcoming changes to the network as it steadies itself following a rocky year with Kenya Barris and infighting over creative differences with Blackish, and severing ties with Roseanne Barr after her racist tweets. ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey spoke to Variety about what’s to come for the network with the 20th Century Fox merger, Barris decision to leave ABC Studios and the inclusion of the Conners […]

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Oscar-winning actress Mo’Nique went to bat for Roseanne Barr this week, urging folks not to […]

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LOS ANGELES — In Roseanne Barr’s first TV interview since her ABC sitcom was canceled […]

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  When we learned Roseanne Barr was planning to sit down for an interview with Sean Hannity we knew we were in for some foolishness but the shamed comedienne, who was fired by ABC for her racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, managed to exceed the already low expectations we had on Thursday night. Barr appeared on […]

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Roseanne Barr is once again giving an explanation for her racist tweet about former Barack […]

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Roseanne Barr's racist tweet about former Barack Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett caused ABC to drop the reboot of her '80s sitcom "Roseanne" back in May and after some failed apologies, the comedian is discussing the issue once again.

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  Roseanne Barr just gave her first interview since ABC cancelled her hit show Roseanne because of the racist tweet she posted about former Obama adviser, Valerie Jarrett.  “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj,” Barr tweeted in May in response to a post about Jarrett. Barr attacked Jarrett, an African American woman who […]

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ABC gave the green light to a 'Roseanne' spin-off that does not include Roseanne Barr, but will the new show be just as problematic?

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  ABC may have quickly squashed the Roseanne show reboot last month after controversial star Roseanne Barr posted racist views via Twitter, but the network has come up with a way to keep the rest of the cast out of the unemployment office. ABC has greenlit The Conners, a 10-episode spinoff that will feature the same family […]

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  As if Roseanne Barr hasn’t already gotten herself in enough trouble with her racist rants and wackadoo conspiracy theories, her latest social media antics are as baffling as they are ridiculous. The fired star of Roseanne whose show was cancelled by ABC as a response to her racist rant gain Obama aide, Valerie Jarrett […]

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Despite saying she blames herself and a couple of apologies, Roseanne Barr still seems to […]

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  On Tuesday, Roseanne Barr showed Hollywood how to lose a hit show in record time, and today, she tried to defend herself by blaming her racist tweets on Ambien. But the drug manufacturer behind the sleep aid wasn’t having it. Sanofi US posted a response that soon went viral: People of all races, religions and nationalities […]

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If Rosanne Barr was looking for an easy target to pick on this week, Valeria Jarrett is clearly not the one. The newly unemployed comedienne had been riding high the last couple months due to the epic wave of support she received for the reboot of her beloved 90’s sitcom. She had new fans from […]

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“The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg is not here for Roseanne Barr’s shenanigans. Goldberg blasted the […]

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Roseanne Barr is likely in need of a new gig now that she has been fired by ABC for her racist remarks against Valerie Jarrett. Even though the shamed comedienne swore off social media after issuing a lame apology, she’s back on Twitter defending her actions and insisting she’s not a racist. “I’m not a […]

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  Writer Roxane Gay always thought the Roseanne reboot was a problematic train wreck waiting to happen and now it appears she was right. Tuesday, ABC cancelled comedian Roseanne Barr’s show after she posted a racist tweet comparing former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape. “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with […]

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  Whoopi Goldberg had a few words for Roseanne Barr on Wednesday morning and slammed the cancelled comedienne for posting a photoshopped image of her on Twitter. The View host pulled no punches while going in on the ousted TV star whose show, Roseanne, was cancelled by ABC after she posted a racist rant against […]

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When ABC announced its plan to cancel Roseanne after its star and creator, Roseanne Barr went on a racist Twitter rant against Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett on Tuesday, the social media world wasted no time in prepping their hilarious responses. Whether simply celebrating the victory of justice or highlighting the hypocrisy of conservatives blasting the network […]

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A high school student in Alabama now has a car of his own after a photo of him taking the bus to his graduation in his cap and gown went viral and caught the eye of radio host Rickey Smiley. Graduating senior Corey Patrick went from unknown teen to an internet sensation after a bus driver named […]

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  After Roseanne Barr compared former Obama senior advisor Valerie Jarrett to a monkey, ABC cancelled her popular sitcom. That tweet from Barr was swiftly deleted, but not before sparking an epic social media firestorm. Barr took to Twitter to apologize for the smear saying, “I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans. I am truly sorry […]

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.@ValerieJarrett responds to Roseanne Barr's tweet, saying Disney’s chairman called her before announcing that ABC […]

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  It looks like the deplorables are trying to get in formation to respond to ABC’s cancellation of Rosanne’s Barr‘s popular ABC series. All the drama started yesterday when the ardent Trump supporter and star of ABC’s Roseanne fired off a racist tweet suggesting that former Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett is an ape, reported BuzzFeed. “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had […]

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  Yesterday, Roseanne Barr showed Hollywood how to lose a hit show in record time, and today, she tried to defend herself by blaming her racist tweets on Ambien. But the drug manufacturer behind the sleep aid wasn’t having it. Sanofi US posted a response: People of all races, religions and nationalities work at Sanofi every […]

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Roseanne Barr continues to experience fall out over her racist tweet and her apology hasn’t […]

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When ABC responded to Roseanne Barr’s most recent racist remarks by cancelling her hit show, Roseanne they were instantly applauded for the bold move that seemed to put morals ahead of money. The network’s breakout hit had been spewing “bad jokes” or “undeniably racist ideals” since its March premiere but something about this particular offense […]

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ABC's decision to reject naked racism from a successful rainmaker shows an institution willing to put justice ahead of the bottom line and it shows that having Black women in charge makes all the difference.

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Last February Channing Dungey was announced as the new president of the ABC Entertainment Group. Dungey’s promotion made her the first African-American person to be president of a major broadcast network. And she’s wasted no time putting her stamp on the venerable TV network and stepping into the line of fire. After Trump supporter and star of ABC’s […]

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