Jarrett, a former Obama White House adviser who was the subject of some of Barr's vile tweets, said she received a call from Iger Tuesday informing her about the show's cancellation. Mr. Trump seemed to accuse Iger of a double standard, saying Iger never apologized to him for "HORRIBLE" comments, even though ABC cut ties with Roseanne after she compared former key Obama aide Valerie Jarrett to an ape.
Huffington Post reporter Yashar Ali highlighted the original photo late Tuesday.
In the approximately 24 hours since Barr apologized for her Jarrett tweet and said she was "now leaving Twitter", she has tweeted, replied, or retweeted more than 100 times.
ABC dropped its revival of "Roseanne", Barr's 1990s hit, after Barr described Jarrett as the offspring of the Muslim Brotherhood and "Planet of the Apes". It's unclear what "statements" Trump is referencing in the tweet, but it likely relates to ABC News' coverage of his presidency.
Ambien Responds to Roseanne: 'Racism Is Not a Known Side Effect'
Please don't start all of that boycott abc stuff-I'm not a censor and they have the right to do what they wish. When one fan tweeted that Fox should pick up Roseanne, Barr spoke out.
Gilbert said the remarks are "abhorrent and do not reflect the beliefs of our cast and crew or anyone associated with our show", adding that she is disappointed in her longtime friend and colleague. The comic actress later apologized, blaming the 2 a.m. tweet on the sleep aid Ambien.
Fellow conservative McCain said she also found it "refreshing" to see how ABC reacted to Barr's tweet. Sykes had responded to Barrs invective by announcing via Twitter that she wouldnt return to the show.
And then she attacked her co-stars. she tweeted Michael Fishman, who played DJ, saying, "I created the platform for that inclusivity and you know it".
Before the controversial Jarret comment, Barr tweeted that Chelsea Clinton is married to billionaire philanthropist George Soros' nephew. "I'm just not married to one". For one thing, Barr's comment about Jarrett was part of a long history of publicly making racist and anti-Semitic comments and spreading conspiracy theories.
Laff, a digital network that specialises in reruns of popular sitcoms, has similarly yanked old episodes of the series.