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Roseanne's TV show cancelled after Twitter race row

Roseanne's TV show cancelled after Twitter race row

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Roseanne Barr's TV show has been cancelled after she compared an African-American former White House aide to an ape. Comedian Barr, who is best known for starring in the American sitcom Roseanne, said in a now deleted tweet: "muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj".The actress, 65, on Tuesday used Valerie Jarrett's initials in her reply to a tweet which accused Ms Jarrett of being involved in an Obama administration cover-up. Image: Valerie Jarrett is a former Obama adviser ABC Entertainment's president said the network has decided to cancel the reboot of her show."Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show," read a state...