"I just want to apologize to the hundreds of people, and wonderful writers (all liberal) and talented actors who lost their jobs on my show due to my stupid tweet", she said. She was still replying to fans' tweets as of Wednesday morning.
The president's latest tweet comes after the network canceled its hit reboot of "Roseanne" after Barr tweeted that former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett was a child of the Islamist organization the Muslim Brotherhood and the movie "Planet of the Apes".
"I guess if you're Jimmy Kimmel it's ok though even when you know for sure." the tweet stated.
"A lot of people there are just middle-class Americans making a living and now they're out of work, especially at a time when we're ramping up into production for the fall season", Rebecca Sun of the industry trade publication The Hollywood Reporter said in an interview with The Associated Press.More news: GDPR: Europe pushes back on tech privacy
Trump, who reveled in the success of "Roseanne" after Barr's character in the show came out as a supporter of his presidency, made no mention of the firing in a campaign-style rally in Tennessee on Tuesday evening. "Forgive me-my joke was in bad taste". "And he said to me, oh my gosh, you married up in the world". "She's not going to go on TV and say these things".
"When I read her social media in the very beginning, and I saw how she was so into the conspiracy stuff with Donald Trump and so how far gone she was, and the "pizzagate" and Hillary is a pedophile and Obama wasn't born here, she was, you know, a 'birther, ' and how insane that was - I just knew that this would not end well", Arnold said. Trump has posted a tweet that didn't address the content of Barr's tweet directly, but referred to grievances Trump evidently feels about statements made and said about him on ABC.
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Barr's views and her connections to the extreme right are reprehensible, but, as noted above, there is nothing admirable or remotely progressive about Disney's actions, which will only make her a martyr in the eyes of the paranoid ultra-right.
Kimmel asked her about her attacks on Hillary Clinton, saying "I think you accused her of being a murderer on Twitter didn't you".
"It has been 24 years, so I don't know that I know who Roseanne is", he says. "I made a mistake I wish I hadn't but.don't defend it please. Ty".
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