"It's not a new thing, but it is disheartening that in 2018 we're still talking about people that are using that as the punch, right?" said Kelly Norman Ellis, a professor and department chair at Chicago State University.
If Trump was a female sitcom star, he would look and act just like Rosanne Barr, just taller and more orange, so don't be surprised if he reboots Roseanne as his next Communications Director.
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Interested in Roseanne? Add Roseanne as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Roseanne news, video, and analysis from ABC News. They arrived after Barr's tweet, but before ABC President Channing Dungey's announcement that the show was finished, leading to what executive producer and writer Dave Caplan said were "a lot of bittersweet hellos - and a couple hours later, a lot of very hard goodbyes".
In a flurry of 2013 social media posts, Barr reportedly tweeted "Newsflash: Yes I do have mental health issues" and claimed not to have the "emotional stability" to deal with an unnamed showrunner on one of her productions, according to TV Guide. The drugmaker, Sanofi, released a response saying "racism is not a known side effect of the drug". And then some sarcasm (and a third-person reference): "Gee, he never called President Donald J. Trump to apologize for the awful statements made and said about me on ABC".
Although the comedienne had vowed to remove herself from Twitter, she continued to tweet over 200 times throughout May 30.
'They can do this because we have a white trash racist president.
The Trump tweet continued, "Gee, he never called President Donald J. Trump to apologize for the disgusting statements made and said about me on ABC".
Although President Trump didn't explicitly come to Barr's defense, he did imply ABC was guilty of hypocrisy.