Kasich calls on Trump to condemn Roseanne's tweets

Roseanne Barr

Roseanne Barr

After last week's racially charged Twitter rant where she described one of former President Obama's top aides, Valerie Jarret, as the "baby" of the "Muslim brotherhood & Planet of The Apes", Barr received a lot of backlash, leading to her retracting her statements and apologizing to "all Americans" for her "joke".

For the second day in a row, President Donald Trump made the Roseanne Barr controversy about himself.

Ms Jarrett revealed that Mr Bob Iger, head of ABC parent company Disney, had called to tell her about the ditching of the show.

'I begged Ben Sherwood at ABC 2 let me apologize & make amends.

"I've been up there [11] times already, and if I didn't get one I'm not gonna get one", the actor added.

His comments about the incident come after Barr, also 65, blamed her racist tweet on sleeping pills. But hours later, Ross clarified his report, saying that his source now said Trump had done so not as a candidate, but as president-elect.

"Iger, where is my call of apology?"

Roseanne Barr now regrets dissing her "Roseanne" co-stars, Sara Gilbert and Michael Fishman, after they denounced her racist tweet, so she's choosing to forgive them. How is Brian Ross doing?

The president was referring to ABC News reporter Brian Ross, who erroneously reported late a year ago that Trump had asked Michael Flynn to make contact with the Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Ross later admitted Trump had directed his former national security adviser Flynn to make contact after he won the election, a major adjustment to the story that seemed to suggest a smoking gun connection between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.

His tweet triggered a barrage of criticism of Kimmel on social media from those who called his reaction "disappointing" and another who informed him that "mental illness does not give a person a free pass". Barr also re-tweeted several people defending her.

As noted by ET, Goodman has received 11 Emmy nominations over the span of his career, including six that were for his role as Barr's on-screen husband, Dan Conner, on Roseanne.

"It had to happen", Arnold says of the show's abrupt end.

"I had an assistant who was a young guy and I needed Roseanne to either look at something or sign something and Roseanne had pretty much barricaded her set from executives coming by because she was paranoid".

"I am exhausted of being smeared-over a stupid mistake erasing 30 yrs of activism", she wrote. That plan was never carried out.

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