Tag: Roseanne Barr

Netflix talk show host Michelle Wolf weighed in on the controversy surrounding Roseanne Barr's "Ape" comparison to Valerie Jarrett by slamming President Donald Trump, who The Break host said isn't as "accomplished" as apes.

Michelle Wolf: Comparing Trump to an Ape Is ‘Rude to Apes’

Netflix talk show host Michelle Wolf weighed in on the controversy surrounding Roseanne Barr’s “Ape” comparison to Valerie Jarrett by slamming President Donald Trump, who The Break host said isn’t as “accomplished” as apes.

Sitcom star Roseanne Barr had apologized for what she called a 'bad joke' on Twitter that was widely decried as racist

Maher: Roseanne’s Tweets Were ‘Abhorrent, Bordering on Presidential’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher stated Roseanne Barr’s tweets “were just so full of racism, conspiracy theories, and personal attacks, they were described as abhorrent, bordering on presidential.” Maher said, “Roseanne will always be my friend,

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5 Times Samantha Bee Viciously Attacked White House Women

TBS late-night host Samantha Bee is facing mounting backlash after she called White House senior advisor Ivanka Trump a “feckless cunt.” Bee’s vile remarks came one day after Roseanne Barr’s show was canceled by ABC after the actress compared former Obama administration senior advisor Valerie Jarrett to an ape.

Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger makes his remarks during a gathering attended by first lady Michelle Obama announcing that Disney will become the first major media company to introduce new standards for food advertising on programming targeting kids and families at the Newseum in Washington, Tuesday, …

Sarah Sanders Rips Media ‘Double Standard’ Over Roseanne Barr Comment

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders ripped the media for their “double standard” and “hypocrisy” over their reaction to the Roseanne show getting canceled after the show’s star Roseanne Barr insulted former Barack Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett.

Actress Roseanne Barr eats cookies onstage at the MTV Networks Upfront at the Paramount Theater May 3, 2005 In New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Ambien Drug Maker to Roseanne: ‘Racism Not a Known Side Effect’

The producer of the sedative drug Ambien said “racism is not a known side effect” of their medication after actress Roseanne Barr claimed it might have affected her judgment when she made a racist remark about former Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett. 

Donald Trump and Disney CEO Bob Iger.

Donald Trump to Disney’s Bob Iger: Where’s My Apology?

“Bob Iger of ABC called Valerie Jarrett to let her know that ‘ABC does not tolerate comments like those’ made by Roseanne Barr,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Gee, he never called President Donald J. Trump to apologize for the HORRIBLE statements made and said about me on ABC. Maybe I just didn’t get the call?”

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Valerie Jarrett Breaks Silence on Roseanne — A ‘Teaching Moment’

In a preview clip from MSNBC’s special on race that will air tonight, former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett said Roseanne Barr’s derogatory tweet about her should be a “teaching moment.” Jarrett said, “I’m fine. I’m worried about all the people out

Roseanne Barr participates in the "Roseanne" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Talent Agency Drops Roseanne Barr over Valerie Jarrett Tweet

Roseanne Barr will no longer be represented by ICM Partners after the Roseanne star made racially charged comments about Valerie Jarrett, according to an internal memo sent to the talent agency’s staff on Tuesday.