'Roseanne' cancellation to cost ABC tens of millions in ad revenue
30 May, 2018, 18:27 | Author: Christina Harvey
She's a ideal avatar for this moment in our history: white, loud, mean (she also took time Tuesday morning to tie Chelsea Clinton to some weird George Soros-related conspiracy) and enamored with unhinged narratives based on nothing but lies, like the tale of a global child-trafficking ring linked to Hillary Clinton that is jaw-dropping in its stupidity.
ABC bet on Trump supporters sticking with the program: Barr is an outspoken supporter herself, and her character on the show is, as well.
Following a racist tweet by Roseanne Barr early Tuesday morning that caused the comedian's revived sitcom to be canceled by ABC, her agency, ICM, to drop her as a client and planned reruns pulled from Viacom networks, late night hosts also criticized Barr for her comments. "I mean, we don't have much on this network". A few hours after Barr's tweet, Wanda Sykes, a consulting producer on the Roseanne show, tweeted she will not be returning. "Forgive me - my joke was in bad taste".
"Roseanne Barr's comments were appalling and reminiscent of a horrific time in our history when racism was not only acceptable but promoted by Hollywood. I was personally horrified and saddened by the comments and in no way do they reflect the values of the people who worked so hard to make this the iconic show that it is".
Disney shares fell more than 2% in trading Tuesday as the media giant contended with the fallout from the "Roseanne" cancellation and a disappointing box office performance by "Solo: A Star Wars Story".
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Roosevelt had lost in 1940 and white supremacist Charles Lindbergh had won? - and not be touched by its eerie foreboding. Roth, however, often demurred when it was suggested that he should be defined as an American Jewish writer.
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