If you've been living under a rock the past 24-hours, you may not know that Roseanne Barr got her show canceled after she tweeted something so racist and awful ABC executives could no longer pretend to not know about it. Though the reboot of Roseanne has had excellent ratings, the character of Roseanne is very different from her namesake. The fake one is a Trump supporter, but maintains a fairly respectful discourse with the people around her. The real Roseanne tweets that a former Obama advisor is an "ape," and that Chelsea Clinton is related to George Soros.
They're different people, but only one them makes money off a TV show. The recent string of racist and conspiracy theory racist tweets got the reboot cancelled on Tuesday, and though she apologized, it was too late.
“Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show,” ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey told Variety.
After the backlash, Roseanne initially said she'd get off Twitter: