The swinging axe isn't the death knell it once was for TV shows
After a whirlwind of (new) controversy surrounding the actions of Roseanne Barr today, ABC President Channing Dungey released a statement saying: "Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show." Short and to the point! Earlier today, Barr went on a Twitter rant (not her first, and unlikely her last) in which she referred to a former top Obama aide, Valerie Jarrett, by saying "Muslim brotherhood & planet of the...
Thanks to ABC, Sara Gilbert is currently out of a job.
She no longer stars as Darlene on Roseanne because Roseanne no longer exists, not after executives quickly canceled Season 11 of the sitcom after Roseanne Barr got all racist on Twitter.
At this point, you must be familiar with the story, right?
Familiar with how Barr Tweeted a so-called joke about former White House advisor Valerie Jarrett that compared her to an ape and with how ABC finally had enough of her controversial...