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Media Heavyweights Slam ABC For Silence on Roseanne Tweets: No Way Show ‘Survives This, Right?’

The Twitterverse is demanding answers from ABC in terms of what they’re going to do with Roseanne Barr in light of her unhinged, racially-charged tweets from the last few hours.

The actress went on the warpath today when she tweeted and re-tweeted countless crazy statements regarding Chelsea Clinton, George Soros, the CIA, and so many other political figures she clearly doesn’t like. The pièce de résistance, however, was when Roseanne said Valerie Jarrett would be the result if the Muslim Brotherhood & Planet of the Apes had a baby.

Roseanne initially defended her statements fiercely, but now she has deleted several of her most provocative tweets, apologized to Jarrett, and said she’s stepping away from Twitter for a while. As for the political/media observers, many are asking ABC how they can possibly keep running Barr’s show.

Comedian and consulting producer Wanda Sykes has also announced that she’s walking away from the show.

UPDATE – 1:40 p.m. EST: Barr’s co-star Sara Gilbert got on Twitter to put some distance between herself from Barr’s tweets.

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