Refresh for updates 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.
Barr served as a star and executive producer on Roseanne, which was a ratings phenomenon when it returned to United States television earlier this year for a 10th series, after its original run came to an end in May 1997. "Low IQ ppl can think whatever they want", she added, referring to the nuclear agreement from which President Trump withdrew.
"Needless2 say I'm NOT what people have accused me of!"
She has apologized to Jarrett and to Soros, blaming her unhinged tweets on the sleep drug Ambien.
"I begged Ben Sherwood at ABC 2 let me apologize & make amends", Barr had said in a tweet that has since been deleted. I've never practiced "RACISM" in my entire life & never will.
Before the message in support of West, Barr once again insisted she was not a racist and claimed her comments had been "misunderstood", also saying she had been watching a documentary about civil rights activist Malcolm X.
One of the most newsworthy people of late has been Roseanne Barr. "It worked! Listen to @kanyewest new album about mental illness, it's the greatest thing ever". After she lost her show, her fans and followers defended her, and Roseanne asked for them not to do so because she was tweeting while exhausted and taking anti-anxiety medication. You know, black actresses, you guys have to stick together, it's so hard for you guys to get work as it is, why would you try to ruin her career?' But I didn't try to ruin her career.
"I have developed a bit of palsy in my head and hands due to the stress I have lived thru-I sleep alot now-without ambien too, thank G0D! goodnight-we are winning! don't give up!"
The star - whose show Roseanne was axed in the wake of her comments - also claimed she has found "relief" by going back to nature and promised to speak out in detail "soon".