ABC Cancels ‘Roseanne’ Reboot After Joke On Twitter By Roseanne Barr About Obama Aide Valerie Jarrett

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ABC: Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values

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(ABC NEWS) – The show “Roseanne” was canceled Tuesday, hours after Roseanne Barr, lead actress in the rebooted sitcom, faced a public storm of criticism with a tweet calling a former presidential adviser to President Barack Obama a product of an Islamic group and a character from “Planet of the Apes.”

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

ABC television group and ABC News are both owned by Disney.

In a tweet, Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of Disney, said there was only one choice.

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