Sara Gilbert: 'I Stand Behind the Decision' to Cancel 'Roseanne'

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Sara Gilbert on 'Roseanne' Cancellation: 'I Stand Behind the Decision'

"In addition to my statement, I would like to say that this has been a very hard week", Gilbert said. "A lot of people have been hurt by this", began The Talk cohost and Roseanne actress. I will say I'm proud of the show we made. [Roseanne] has laways been about diversity, love and inclusion, and it's sad to see it end this way. "However, I do stand behind the decision that ABC made".

"Roseanne" was given the boot on Tuesday after the show's star Roseanne Barr tweeted a racist comment about former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett. Considering that it was Sara who worked tirelessly to get Roseanne back on the air for a reboot to begin with, she was clearly distraught to see the whole project end this way, especially after it had juts recently gotten picked up for a second season.

"I'm really glad to hear you say that, because as a black woman who is a comedian, I'm very, very proud of Channing Dungey..."

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Hours before news broke of the show's cancellation, Gilbert tweeted Tuesday that Barr's comments were "abhorrent".

She then added: 'However.

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"I would rather say nothing than to cause more trouble", Goodman told an "Entertainment Tonight" videographer who caught up with him last week.

Michael Fishman, who played D.J. Conner on the show and started working with Barr when he was just six, was the first to feel the wrath of the show's creator after he released a statement criticizing her racist tweet saying Jarrett looks like the lovechild of the "Muslim Brotherhood and Planet of the Apes". She also claimed that she did not know that Jarrett is African-American.

Barr has a history of tweeting offensive comments and peddling conspiracy theories.

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