Tag Archives: Valerie Jarrett

Roseanne Barr “Apologizes” To Valerie Jarrett: I’m Sorry You Think I’m Racist And Also You Need A New Haircut

“If she’s watching, I’m so sorry that you thought I was racist and that you thought my tweet was racist. Because it wasn’t. It was political. I’m sorry for the misunderstanding that caused, my ill-worded tweet. And you know I’m sorry that you feel harmed and hurt. I never meant that. And for that I apologize. I never meant to ...

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Roseanne Barr Freaks Out Once Again Over Valerie Jarrett: I Thought The Bitch Was White! Fuck! [VIDEO]

People Magazine reports: Late Thursday, a NSFW video of the 65-year-old comedian was posted to her official YouTube page. In the short clip, Barr looks disordered and distressed as she smokes a cigarette while arguing with a male producer about the editing of a previous video — one that was apparently cut together from multiple shoots and showed Roseanne wearing ...

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Roseanne Barr Hints She May Fight Cancellation

CBS News reports: The day after ABC pulled the plug on her No. 1 show over a racist tweet, Roseanne Barr returned to Twitter with a vengeance. The embattled comic hinted she may challenge the cancellation, tweeting to her fans Wednesday, “you guys make me feel like fighting back. I will examine all of my options carefully and get back ...

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Ambien Maker: Racism Is Not A Known Side Effect

CNBC reports: Ambien maker Sanofi isn’t buying Roseanne Barr’s claim that she compared former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett to an ape because she was “ambien tweeting.” “While all pharmaceutical treatments have side effects, racism is not a known side effect of any Sanofi medication,” the French drugmaker posted to its American Twitter account on Wednesday. Ambien is used to treat ...

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Roseanne Barr Dropped By Her Talent Agency

TV Line reports: Following ABC’s decision to scrap Roseanne‘s 11th season, the agency ICM Partners has dropped Roseanne Barr as a client after she published a racist tweet Tuesday morning. The move was announced in the following email to ICM employees: “We are all greatly distressed by the disgraceful and unacceptable tweet from Roseanne Barr this morning. What she wrote ...

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BREAKING: ABC Cancels Second Season Of Roseanne

Variety reports: ABC has pulled the plug on “Roseanne.” “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show,” ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey said in a statement. WOW. The right wing outrage machine will surely explode with screams about “freedom of speech.” MORE: Disney CEO Bob Iger on cancellation of ...

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Roseanne Cast Member Sara Gilbert Distances Herself From Barr’s “Abhorrent” Tweets: Incredibly Sad For Us

From the Hollywood Reporter: Roseanne cast member Sara Gilbert has weighed in on the controversy. “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. I am disappointed in her actions to say the least,” she wrote. Not long after the ...

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Roseanne Producer Wanda Sykes: I Won’t Be Back

Comedian Wanda Sykes, who until today was a “consulting producer” of the Roseanne reboot, has tweeted that she won’t be returning to the show. Sykes’ move comes after Rosanne Barr unleashed a bizarre racist attack on former Obama adviser Valeria Jarrett, calling her the “baby” of the Muslim Brotherhood and Planet Of The Apes. Many are calling on ABC to ...

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Roseanne Barr Apologizes For Racist “Bad Joke” About Valerie Jarrett, Claims She Is “Now Leaving Twitter”

Early this morning Roseanne Barr unleashed a bizarre, conspiracy theory-filled tweetstorm in which she called former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett the “baby” of the Muslim Brotherhood and Planet Of The Apes and declared that Chelsea Clinton is married to the nephew of right wing boogeyman George Soros. Chelsea Clinton herself clapped back at Barr’s attack this morning, resulting in a ...

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BREAKING: White House Supports Bans On “Ex-Gay” Torture Of LGBT Youth

In December 2014 transgender teen Leelah Alcorn threw herself into traffic after writing a suicide note describing how her parents forced her to undergo “ex-gay” torture. Leelah’s death brought national attention to “ex-gay” torture therapy and spawned a petition to the White House which demands a federal ban on such abuses. After receiving more than 120,000 signatures, tonight White House ...

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