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Rosanne Barr’s tweet storm leads to show’s cancellation

Rosanne Barr took to twitter to complain about former Obama White House advisor Valerie Jarrett. Barr used incredibly racially-insensitive terminology to describe the the black White Hous aide: “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.” It only took hours for ABC to cancel the reboot of Rosanne, saying in a statement: “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show.”

Full story at The Guardian. See also CNBC.

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