Roseanne Barr Blames Ambien for Tweet That Got Her Show Canceled

Following ABC's annoucement that

She also apologized to everyone who had lost their jobs on the show due to her "stupid tweet".

Although Roseanne Barr said she was quitting Twitter after her racist tweet cost her a second season of the "Roseanne" revival, the star was back at it again Tuesday to react to her former co-stars' comments on the matter.

A pharmaceutical company took aim at Roseanne Barr after the star of ABC's now-canceled television show "Roseanne" blamed a racist tweet on the sleep medication Ambien. Barr, who insisted she is "moving on", deleted that tweet, too. She also lashed out at co-stars Michael Fishman and Sara Gilbert.

"Wow! Unreal", Barr wrote in response, adding, "I understand her position and why she said what she said". I'm fine. I'm anxious about all the people out there who don't have a circle of friends and followers coming to their defense, Jarrett said during the town hall.

No amount of Ambien excuses or apologies will save Roseanne Barr, at least according to Wendy Williams.

"Her tweet made ABC very nervous and they cancelled the show", she wrote.

The racially charged tweets and the sitcom's cancellation quickly made headlines and made the rounds on social media, with everyone form Disney CEO Bob Iger to President Donald Trump weighing in on the news. "I apologize from the bottom of my heart and hope you can find it in your hearts to forgive me". In one tweet she calls her own words indefensible and blames Ambien for the initial tweet.

- What will ABC schedule Tuesdays at 8 p.m. this fall in place of "Roseanne?".

Ms Jarrett, 61, was a top aide for Mr Obama and also served as assistant to the president for public engagement and chair of the White House council on women and girls, as well as leading his transition team when he moved into the White House.

In a statement that was just issued, ABC called the comedian's original tweets "abhorrent".

"I will not be returning to @RoseanneOnABC", she wrote on Twitter. "I am disappointed in her actions to say the least".

"Look, as you know, the president has been extremely focused, as I just walked through the things going on with the upcoming summit", Sanders told reporters aboard Air Force One.

She even offered an explanation as to what caused her to tweet.

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