Breaking News: ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ after star’s racist Twitter rant

Roseanne Jarrett

ABC has canceled the reboot of the sitcom Roseanne just hours after TV star Roseanne Barr tweeted racist comments about former Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.

“Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show,” ABC president Channing Dungey said in a statement issued Tuesday.

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