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    ABC Cancels ‘Roseanne’ Over Racist Remark

    ”Abhorrent, repugnant.” That’s how the television network described Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet about a former adviser to Barack Obama. The actress compared Valerie Jarrett, an Iranian-born African-American, to an ape this morning before deleting the tweet and apologizing for what she claimed was “a bad joke.” In canceling the popular revival — which resonated among conservatives because Barr’s character supports President Donald Trump — ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey said the remark was “inconsistent with our values.”

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