Roseanne blame Ambien-tweet ” after ABC cancels show
Roseanne went back on Twitter to blame ‘Ambien-tweeting’ as a result of the cancellation of her hit show.
Alicia Goranson, who played the role of Roseanne Barr’s daughter Becky in the recently canceled ABC sitcom “Roseanne”, was in disbelief after the network axe decided to make the show about the stars, the racist comments on Twitter.
Goranson said she was “devastated by the cancellation,” according to Deadline.
“Devastated by the cancellation of @RoseanneOnABC,” she tweeted on her own account. “But more devastating are the effects of hatred and racism on the individual and the society. Thank you for your support. And, in the spirit of our fantastic crew, spread the love not hate!”
ABC pulled the plug on the show Tuesday following Barr racist tweet comparing former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett on a cross between the Muslim Brotherhood and a “Planet of the Apes” character.
Alicia Goranson was shocked about the cancellation of ABC’s “Roseanne.”
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Barr continue tweeting Wednesday, at a given moment, to say that the offending tweet was composed on 2 hours after they took the insomnia drug Ambien.
Late Wednesday, Barr tweeted: “I wish that ABC had not thrown two of the greatest actors in the world, with me, Laurie [Metcalf] and John [Goodman]. I am so sick over this ‒ that they are never better actors on their network.”
Barr admitted that what she said was indefensible, but then retweeted several statements of others made supporting her.
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She apologized to those who lost their jobs as a result of her action, including the Goodman, but also condemned members of the cast who threw her in the bus, in her words.
“I’m not racist, I never was and I never will be,” she wrote Wednesday. “A stupid joke in a life of fighting 4 civil rights 4 all minorities, against networks, studios, to the detriment of my nervous system/family/wealth will NEVER be taken from me.”
Fox News’ Frank Miles and the Associated Press contributed to this report.
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