White House: 'No one's defending' Roseanne, but Trump still owed apology

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In a deleted tweet, Barr wrote, "Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj".

Trump's tweet came a day after White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that the president was "extremely focused" on other matters and would not weigh in on Barr's remarks and ABC's decision to cancel her sitcom.

The makers of sleeping pill Ambien says "racism is not a known side effect" on Wednesday, after Roseanne Barr cited the insomnia drug in explaining the tweet that led ABC to cancel her show.

Trump wrote that Iger never called him to apologize for "the disgusting statements" that have been said about him on ABC.

Previously, co-showrunner Whitney Cummings announced she was leaving the show due to her stand-up comedy touring schedule and work commitments.

Trump's tweet comes one day after the White House declined to comment on the fallout from Barr's tweets, including the cancellation of "Roseanne".

Sanders said Trump was calling out Iger's and ABC's "bias", adding that "no one is defending what [Barr] said".

Trevor Noah blames Roseanne’s racist tweet on Donald Trump
Here, Barr is pictured attending the premiere of ABC's " Roseanne " at Walt Disney Studio Lot on March 23, in Burbank, California. After co-stars Sara Gilbert and Michael Fishman tweeted their own condemnation of the tweets, Roseanne fired back.

She brought up several examples of what she called a media slant against Trump.

Iger, who once considered challenging Trump for the presidency in 2020, indeed called Jarrett to inform her about the show's cancellation.

"The president is focused on North Korea".

ABC and Disney did not immediately respond to requests for comment. In one tweet she calls her own words indefensible and blames Ambien for the initial tweet. He said she "is not a racist" and that she "made a mistake while she was on Ambien". Sanofi, the company that makes Ambien, issued a statement that said: "While all pharmaceutical treatments have side effects, racism is not a known side effect of any Sanofi medication".

"I am truly sorry for making a bad joke about her politics and her looks". "I created the platform for that inclusivity and you know it.ME", she wrote.

Donald Trump took to Twitter to address Trump supporter Roseanne Barr's racist comments on Wednesday, singling out Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger. "Guys I did something unforgivable". "I will examine all of my options carefully and get back to U". It was praised for its realistic portrayal of working-class life. It was revived this year and the first episode was watched by 18.4 million viewers.