Jarrett said Iger called her on Tuesday before announcing that ABC, which is owned by Disney, was pulling the plug on the show. Instead of criticising Barr for her racist comments (which is unsurprising, the pair are reportedly great pals and Barr is an avid Trump supporter), Trump instead made the scandal all about himself.
The US network on Tuesday canceled hit sitcom "Roseanne", after star Barr fired off a racist tweet against former White House advisor Valerie Jarrett, who was one of Barack Obama's closest aides. That morning, she suggested on Twitter that former Obama administration adviser Valerie Jarrett was the child of the "Muslim Brotherhood & planet of the apes".
"By the way, this monkey thing is something she's tweeted before about black people", Arnold said.
Roseanne has been known to tweet racist and bigoted commentaries and peddle conspiracy theories on her personal account.
"ABC lost maybe $1 billion from this; this show was grinding out money hand over fist and they lost it all because somebody didn't say, 'Get that phone out of her hand, '" he said.More news: Newcastle University scientists use 3D printer to create artificial corneas
"So, so, I'm staying on twitter to try and help build a movement of grassroots ppl who wish 2 solve the problems of this neighborhood, The USA", Barr wrote.
Barr later apologised for what she called a "joke".
At the time, Roseanne replied saying: "Please leave me alone, thanks". You throw me under the bus.
On Tuesday, the family sitcom was abruptly cancelled by U.S. network ABC after its star and creator, Roseanne Barr, posted a racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, a former administration advisor to Barack Obama.
"My wife wakes me up and she goes, "You've got a meeting, don't forget, it's 11:30".More news: Serena Williams Turns Things Around Against Ashleigh Barty
"Gee, he never called President Donald J. Trump to apologize for the frightful statements made and said about me on ABC", Trump wrote.
On whether or not Barr can be forgiven for her comments, Smith said, "Can she be forgiven?" Goodman, 65, plays Dan Conner, the working-class dad on "Roseanne", a character he first made famous in 1988 and revisited earlier this year when the show was rebooted by ABC.
"I wasn't gonna get an Emmy anyway", Goodman responded while getting into the driver's seat of his vehicle.
The show scored huge ratings and had been renewed for an 11th season following largely positive reviews - including from the president.More news: Canadian dollar slides as economy slows, USA moves on tariffs