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May 30, 2018

First Wanda Sykes Quits + Now ‘Roseanne’ Cancelled After Racist Comments! [PHOTOS]

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First Wanda Sykes Quits + Now ‘Roseanne’ Cancelled After Racist Comments! [PHOTOS]
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Roseanne’s biggest mistake was her racist Twitter rant that resulted to her show ‘Roseanne’ on ABC getting cancelled within hours.
While Roseanne’s reboot premiered with high ratings her racist connotation, and inconsiderate commentary has landed her in trouble.
Roseanne took to Twitter referring to former President Obama’s aide Valerie Jarrett as an ape.
“Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.”
Wanda Sykes, who was a Consulting Producer on Roseanne’s show quit when she caught wind of Roseanne’s tweets.
Roseanne apologized to Valerie Jarrett and all of America, however, it is a little too late, and her show is now CANCELLED.
‘Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show’ – ABC
Cast member Sara Gilbert took to Twitter to express her thoughts on the controversy and she says she is “disappointed in Roseanne to say the least.”
Take a look below:
View post on Twitter
Roseanne’s recent comments about Valerie Jarrett, and so much more, are abhorrent and do not reflect the beliefs of our cast and crew or anyone associated with our show. I am disappointed in her actions to say the least.
— sara gilbert (@THEsaragilbert) May 29, 2018