In the clip, both Roseanne and Trump praised Moore's 1989 documentary Roger and Me, about the downfall of Flint, Michigan following General Motors' closing of several plants in the company town. "I've been up there (11) times already, and if I didn't get one, I'm not gonna get one".
The comedian on Wednesday retweeted a post from one of her supporters named Josh Cornett, who claimed former first lady Michelle Obama had a hand in pushing ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey to scrap "Roseanne".More news: Ukrainian Interior Minister Slams Public Backlash Over 'Murder' of Babchenko
"I'm so sick over this - they will never have better character actors on their network", she said when discussing John and Laurie. "I begged4 ppls jobs", she wrote. Born to American parents in Shiraz, Iran, Jarrett is African-American with no ties to the Sunni Muslim organization known as the Muslim Brotherhood, which Barr's tweet suggested. She is also using the platform to tell her side of the story after her show her sitcom was shuttered in wake of the controversy over her racist remarks.
Not one to shy away from the Twitterverse, US President Donald Trump even jumped in on the conversation by criticizing Disney CEO Bob Iger, who supported ABC's decision to cut ties with the 2018 revival of the late 1980s-90s sitcom, "Roseanne".
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Trump tweeted that the CEO of ABC's parent company called Valerie Jarrett to say the network wouldn't tolerate Barr's tweet about her. Trump wrote that CEO Bob Iger never call him to apologize for "the awful statements" that have been said about him on ABC".
John Goodman has responded to the furore surrounding his Roseanne co-star Roseanne Barr by joking he wasn't going to win an award for the cancelled TV show anyway. I blame them on YOU and yr ignorant comments about #ValerieJarrett! Would they have cancelled it if they owned the show and dot dot dot?' You can make a bunch of kind of caveats but at the end of the day, something bad happened, and then the network reacted. She also sent a politically charged tweet linking Chelsea Clinton to Soros. "It's all ok", she wrote.
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