Several conservative figures stepped forward to defend Barr after she was sacked, decrying a hypocritical Hollywood culture and censorship in the name of an overzealous political correctness. She has expressed sorrow for her castmates, who are out of a job, while also blasting Gilbert and others for "throwing her under the bus" with public their public admonishments. But what about TV viewers without millions of social media followers?
Ben Sherwood, president of Disney-ABC Television Group, apologized in a memo Wednesday to "the many men and women who poured their hearts and lives into the show and were just getting started on next season". She never published it.
Was ABC's gamble worth the risk to its reputation?
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".
When the assistant returned after more than four hours, he was "really, really upset because she'd given him an apron, made him go outside in the heat and make burgers for him and some others".
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Contractual details for those involved with the show, including Barr, were not immediately clear, and would play out in the coming months.
Trump is a walking, talking permission slip for the white supremacist. The network - indeed all of broadcast television - needed some successful comedies.
Many observers have been wondering when President Donald Trump, an active Twitter user who had previously called Barr to congratulate her on the big ratings earned by the "Roseanne" revival, might chime in on the controversy surrounding Barr's tweet and ABC's swift decision to cancel the show.
"I generally believe he thinks black people are unsafe and Mexicans are rapists", Arnold said. "I created the platform for that inclusivity and you know it. ME". In slideshow presentations pitching its streaming service to various potential investors, Bond even used the Roseanne reboot as a model for the type of programming that the company could support. Barr was his headache then; he recalled having to go to her home where she was holed up with Tom Arnold for a few weeks and refusing to work in 1994, and coax her out.