Roseanne Barr once said Boston Marathon bombings were a ‘false flag’

Eloise Marshall
May 30, 2018

The jokes were flying Wednesday after Roseanne Barr tweeted that she was on Ambien when she tweeted a racist message about former President Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarrett, which ultimately cost Barr a sitcom. It's unclear what "statements" Trump is referencing in the tweet, but it likely relates to ABC News' coverage of his presidency. "Maybe I just didn't get the call?'"

For her part, Jarrett said during an MSNBC town hall later that day that she hopes this entire episode will be "a teaching moment". On Monday, the comedienne wrote, "muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby = vj".

"You're not going to believe this", the host added, sarcastically, "but she tweeted something outrageous".

The network's decision comes after Roseanne Barr went on a Twitter tirade on Tuesday morning (May 29). I am disappointed in her actions to say the least, ' wrote Gilbert, who was a producer on the reboot and largely responsible for reuniting the cast.

While Barr is notorious for making controversial statements including those defending President Trump, her comment about Jarrett created a backlash that prompted ABC President Channing Dungey to speak out and call Barr's tweet "repugnant".

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The guest also said that Barr's remark was in fact "disgusting" but refused to acknowledge that the tweet implied any racial context.

Roseanne Barr, seen here during an event last month, has offered several explanations for her tweet attacking Valerie Jarrett - including saying that she was influenced by the sleep aid Ambien. "You know who I blame for this?"

"The tone does start at the top, and we like to look up to our president and feel as though he reflects the values of our country", she said.

Discredited conspiracy theories portraying Soros - who is Jewish and was 9 years old when World War II began - as a Nazi collaborator have become right-wing internet staples. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, there had been rumors that another network may try to snag the show following its cancellation at ABC. The series attracted 18.2 million viewers in its March debut, according to CNN.

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