Earlier this week, Sherwood sent out an email to ABC staff sympathizing with those who "poured their hearts and lives into the show" and would now be out of work. In the tweet, Barr wrote that Jarrett, an African-American born in Iran, was the product of the Muslim Brotherhood and "Planet of the Apes".
ABC are reportedly considering bringing back the stars of Roseanne for a new show - except the one who made the racist tweet of course. "I should have known better".
She also urged her critics to be fair, adding: "Please don't compare me2 other people who have said disgusting things". Shortly thereafter, her agency, ICM Partners, dropped Barr as a client, and Viacom networks pulled reruns of her show off the air.
"One stupid joke in a lifetime of fighting 4 civil rights 4 all minorities, against networks, studios, at the expense of my nervous system/family/wealth will NEVER b taken from me". I'd worked doing publicity4 them 4free for weeks, traveling, thru bronchitis.
On Barr having a history of this kind of attitude: "This monkey thing is something she's tweeted before about black people".
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D'Souza eventually discarded his more classically liberal conservatism for a caustic and conspiratorial strain of rhetoric. All the cases have involved public figures or received media attention - from Scooter Libby to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio .
'He said: what were you thinking when you did this?
"I generally believe he thinks black people are risky and Mexicans are rapists", Arnold said.
She later softened her stance and said, "No, I understand her position and why she said what she said".
Barr later deleted this tweet, but in another pointed again to her use of Ambien as a reason for her misconduct.
The tweets followed a series of others, in which Barr spoke of God and religion, and appeared to specifically want to make amends to a few individuals who were the focus of her provocative tweets.