"Right? I mean, come on!" he said.
Her previous history as a proud Trump supporter made it hard for most on the left to be surprised by her racist comments. "I am disappointed in her actions to say the least".
"You're not going to believe this", the host added, sarcastically, "but she tweeted something outrageous". Barr's co-stars and staff on the show also swiftly and strongly condemned her comments about Jarrett, with Roseanne producer and star Sara Gilbert calling it an "incredibly sad and hard day for all of us, as we've created a show that we believe in, are proud of, and that audiences love - one that is separate and apart from the opinions and words of one cast member. And with that said, I have an idea that I think makes this work for everyone", he explained.
"I wrote on the original "Roseanne" where we used to denounce nativism, racism & homophobia".
"I am repulsed that Valerie Jarret had that racist and bigoted "joke" made at her expense and I am sickened that any Black or Muslim person has to keep hearing this sickness in 2018", she wrote. When the Twitter user pointed to her previous tweets-and the headlines they inspired-she wrote, "i blamed myself. stop lying. Even though the show was a ratings success, forces within ABC didn't like the fact that her conservative defense of certain things was so popular".
"We don't have much on this network", Kimmel joked.
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Fisher responded to Barr's joke and the show's cancellation by releasing a statement to his Twitter page in which he expressed sorrow for the many "Roseanne" workers who lost their jobs. It was praised for its realistic portrayal of working-class life.
But "Roseanne" was different, he said.
"It's like taking off "All in the Family" or "I Love Lucy" or Andy Griffith at their zenith", he said.
There was also CBS' firing of Charlie Sheen from "Two and a Half Men" during his freaky spate of behaviour.
"Effective immediately, Roseanne Barr is no longer a client". "Hashtag NOT Winning. The runway is now clear for OUR reboot".