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Trump tweeted that the CEO of ABC's parent company called Valerie Jarrett to say the network wouldn't tolerate Barr's tweet about her. Trump wrote that CEO Bob Iger never call him to apologize for "the terrible statements" that have been said about him on ABC".

The US network on Tuesday cancelled hit sitcom "Roseanne", after star Barr fired off a racist tweet against former White House adviser Valerie Jarrett, who was one of Barack Obama's closest aides.

While Barr has apologised for her tweet about Jarrett, she has also repeatedly defended it - calling her words "insensitive, not racist".

"Guys I did something unforgiveable so do not defend me", she wrote in another post.

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter about his ex-wife's racist tweets that led to the cancellation of her sitcom "Roseanne", the 59-year-old suggested she may have "wanted" the show over. She is scheduled to appear on comedian Rogan's podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, on Friday.

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Reruns on Hulu, Paramount Network, TV Land and CMT have also been pulled from the air and Barr was dropped from her talent agency ICM. Where was the apology for Kathy Griffin going on a profane rant against the president on The View after a photo showed her holding President Trump's decapitated head? Tweeted Trump: "Maybe I just didn't get the call".

"Roseanne" was rebooted in March after a 21-year hiatus with Barr's character recast as a Trump supporter in a rare depiction of working class life on the U.S. small screen. I BLAME MYSELF OK? it's just an explanation not an excuse, Ok, bully? They should have contacted her personally "2 talk rather than do it in a public arena", she tweeted this afternoon.

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel weighed in on Twitter as well, urging users to show Barr compassion, adding that "attacking a woman who is obviously not well does no good for anyone".

But throughout Tuesday night and the wee hours of Wednesday, Barr went on to retweet a freakish string of Twitter posts - some that called ABC's decision to cancel Roseanne hypocritical, and others that celebrated the sitcom's axing, like actor Charlie Sheen's "good riddance" sentiment.

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