Roseanne Barr Says She Wrote The Offensive Tweet Under The Influence Of Sleep Medicine. Is It Possible?
June 4, 2018
Roseanne’s offensive tweet: was she “Ambien-tweeting”?
ABC has decided to discontinue Roseanne Barr’s hit sitcom “Roseanne” following her offensive tweet, in which the comedian likened President Obama's advisor Valerie Jarrett to an ape. A firestorm ensued, with liberal journalists and commentators saying the show’s cancellation serves Roseanne right. Conservatives came to her defense, accusing liberals of hypocrisy and citing obscene jokes about President Trump and his family going unpunished.