Former Obama Adviser Targeted By Roseanne Barr

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But Mr. Jones, former President Obama's "green jobs czar" who was forced to resign in 2009 after news broke that he called Republicans "a-holes" and signed a "911 Truth" petition, said "a rank bigot who is a conspiracy theorist" got what was coming to her.

She got the post-Memorial-Day week off to a racist start with a tweet describing Valerie Jarrett, a former adviser to President Barack Obama, as someone who looks like the "Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby".

After claiming she was going to leave Twitter Tuesday morning, Barr's very outspoken return later in the evening began with tweets apologizing to the show's "all liberal" writers and cast, and then two direct apologies tweeted at Jarrett.

"I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans", Ms. Barr said in a statement.

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No matter. Not long after the lame apology, the folks at ABC - the network that was making stacks of money off Barr's reboot of the old sitcom "Roseanne" - cancelled her show. What "leaving Twitter" means is unclear.

ABC responded by canceling her massively successful revival and its Emmy "For Your Consideration" campaign, while talent agency ICM dropped Barr as a client and Viacom networks Paramount Network, TV Land and CMT canceled upcoming reruns of the revival series. "I'm exhausted of being attacked & belittled more than other comedians who have said worse", Barr wrote, without specifying which comedians she was referring to. CEO Bob Iger said the decision to end the show was "the right thing" to do.

Network Ten has pulled the U.S. sitcom Roseanne off the air after star Roseanne Barr sparked outrage over a racist tweet. After co-stars Sara Gilbert and Michael Fishman tweeted their own condemnation of the tweets, Roseanne fired back. "It was 2 in the morning and I was ambien tweetin".

In a statement, ABC said Barr's tweet "is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values", leading to the cancellation of the show.

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It came after the comedian apologised earlier today for posting the now-deleted remark on social media. "I'm anxious about the people out there who don't have a circle of friends and followers who come right to their defence". It represented the work of hundreds of talented people.

What did her bosses and colleagues say? "Don't feel sorry for me, guys!"

"#Rosanne is who she tells you she is with every comment and tweet".

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