"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", she tweeted. Barr took to Twitter overnight to apologize again and say that she sent out her racist tweet after taking a sedative.
In the tweet Barr said Jarrett was "a cross between the Muslim Brotherhood and the "Planet of the Apes".
Barr tweeted that what she did was unforgiveable and urged supporters not to defend her. "Maybe I just didn't get the call?"
Barr's agency, ICM Partners, said in a statement Tuesday that Barr's tweet was "disgraceful", "unacceptable" and "antithetical to our core values".
Please don't start all of that boycott abc stuff-I'm not a censor and they have the right to do what they wish.
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Barr was none too happy with that statement however and fired back on Twitter, writing: 'I created the platform for that inclusivity and you know it. ME.
American comedian Roseanne Barr says she's exhausted of "being attacked and belittled", and blames sleep aid Ambien for her tweet that compared a black former Obama administration official to an ape, a racist remark that sparked outrage and the cancellation of her TV show.
Barr showed no signs of abandoning Twitter, engaging in a series of tweets that apologized to those who lost their jobs because of the "Roseanne" cancellation and expressed remorse she was being branded a racist.
Then Gilbert tried to distance the show from Barr. However, even if another network would be interested in picking up Roseanne, it doesn't seem likely that the entire cast would be on board to return.
Among her retweets: Photos of former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett side by side with an ape.