Entertainment Roseanne Barr Insists ‘Planet Of The Apes’ Tweet Was About Anti-Semitism

16:51  14 june  2018
16:51  14 june  2018 Source:   deadline.com

Tom Arnold Says Ex-Wife Roseanne Barr Is ‘Obviously’ A Racist

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Actress Roseanne Barr apologized Tuesday for a tweet comparing Valerie Jarrett, a black former senior advisor to President Barack Obama, to an ape . "I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans," Barr wrote on Twitter.

Barr responded to claims that her tweet was racist by replying “Muslims r not a race.” Roseanne Barr Apologizes for ‘ Planet of the Apes ’ Valerie Jarrett Tweet : ‘My Joke Was in Bad Taste’.

Roseanne Barr says the tweet that got her sitcom Roseanne canceled – the one likening former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett to a Planet of the Apes character – was not only not racist, but was a condemnation of anti-semitism.

Rod Serling wrote Planet of The Apes,” Barr tweeted tonight. “It was about anti-semitism. That is what my tweet referred to – the anti semitism of the Iran deal. Low IQ ppl can think whatever they want.” (The Twilight Zone creator wrote the script for the 1968 film, an adaptation of Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel).

Roseanne Twitter Followers Jump More Than 35 Percent After Show Cancellation

  Roseanne Twitter Followers Jump More Than 35 Percent After Show Cancellation Roseanne Barr may have lost her show, but Twitter hasn't abandoned her. The star of ABC's now former hit "Roseanne" has seen her audience on the social media platform balloon more than 35 percent since her infamous, racially-charged tweet suggesting that former Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett is a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the "Planet of the Apes." On the day the tweet was launched — in the early morning hours of March 29 — Barr had approximately 646,000 followers, according to a snapshot from the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine. But as of Monday, June 4, less than a week after the firestorm first erupted, Barr's following had increased to 878,000, a 35.9 percent gain. Also read: Bill Maher Responds to 'Roseanne'-Inspired Push to Cancel 'Real Time' by 'Explaining Jokes to Idiots' "The old saying is 'there's no such thing as bad publicity' and this appears to be Exhibit A," Joe Concha, a media reporter for TheHill told TheWrap Monday. "I think this shows that many of those who follow her thought she got a raw deal and didn't unfollow her — when of course she got everything she deserved — and all the press around the show's cancellation attracted people to her feed to either watch the train wreck or out of simple curiosity," Concha added.

Roseanne Sorry For Racist ‘ Planet Of The Apes ’ Tweet About Obama Adviser. May 29, 2018 By Shira Feder. Share. He speculated on walls, on borders, on the omnipresence of anti - Semitism even in his life as an ambiguous Jew.

In the tweet , Barr compares Jarrett, a black woman born in Iran, to an ape . Twitter users blasted Barr and pointed out that Barr herself said she was leaving Twitter 10 days ago because of anti - Semitism . People are also mad at ABC, the network that airs the " Roseanne " revival.

Roseanne Barr in a red shirt© REX/Shutterstock In Barr’s original tweet that prompted the firestorm, she wrote: “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.” The tweet was widely interpreted as racist. Barr has not previously mentioned the anti-semitism angle.

Earlier tonight, Barr directed questions to Thomas Muhammad, her 2012 presidential campaign manager and director of a new Malcolm X documentary, but now says she’ll be speaking for herself “soon.”

Also tonight, Barr writes that she has “developed a bit of palsy” in her head and hands due to recent stress, but is now sleeping “without ambien.” She thanks God, bids her followers goodnight and says “we are winning! don’t give up! PEACE is coming!”

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The return of > Roseanne on ABC has meant the return of Roseanne Barr to the public eye, which many viewed as fraught with controversy for everyone, including Barr herself. The mess began with a tweet buried in a chain of replies

After Roseanne Barr ’s recent racist and oddly anti - Semitic tweets — not her first, probably not her last — ABC decided to The latest tweet that seems to have pushed ABC over the edge: Barr compared Valerie Jarrett, a former Obama advisor, to “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby.”

And she retweets a birthday greeting to President Donald Trump (along with a photo that, well, see for yourself below) and thanks Rosie O’Donnell “for support and love and understanding even when we disagree!”

Roseanne Spinoff Inches Closer to Reality, but 'There Are Still Issues to Hash Out,' Source Says .
Negotiations for a Roseanne spinoff are in full swing. Almost a month after star Roseanne Barr‘s racist tweet prompted the cancellation of her show, a source tells PEOPLE that”some important progress has been made in discussions about a reboot revolving more around Darlene’s character,” played by Sara Gilbert. Nevertheless, the source says “there are still issues to hash out.” “The key has been how a show can be done where Roseanne neither participates nor profits,” says the source. “As of now, she has agreed, at least in theory, to forego any creative or financial involvement in the spinoff to help save the cast and crew jobs.” ABC canceled the hit reboot in May after Barr likened former Barack Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett to an “ape” in a tweet she later deleted. (She has since claimed that she didn’t know Jarrett is black — and that she was on Ambien while tweeting.

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