Who Is Valerie Jarrett, the Former Obama Adviser Targeted by Roseanne Barr?

Who Is Valerie Jarrett, the Former Obama Adviser Targeted by Roseanne Barr?

When asked by someone if she was in fact leaving Twitter, as she'd claimed earlier in the day, Barr wrote, "no".

Tuesday was a whirlwind of developments and controversies that all began when Barr tweeted a racist "joke" about former White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.

Born in Shiraz, Iran, Jarrett received her law degree from the University of MI before working as the deputy corporation counsel for finance and development for Chicago Mayor Harold Washington.

ABC's decision to cancel "Roseanne" after star Roseanne Barr made a racist remark on Twitter will cost the broadcast network tens of millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to multiple estimates.

"I deeply regret my comments from late last night on Twitter". She's been dropped as a client by her agency ICM Partners and reruns of the show's original episodes have been pulled from Viacom networks (including TV Land, Paramount Network, and CMT), the Laff broadcast network, as well as removed from streaming service Hulu.

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And, on Sunday, the president said an American delegation was meeting with North Korean officials in preparation for the meeting. But without a clear plan of objectives, the talks could leave the U.S.in a worse position than if it holds off on the talks.

Roseanne Barr, star of the ABC sitcom, wrote in a tweet, "Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj". "I'm exhausted of being attacked & belittled more than other comedians who have said worse", Barr wrote, without specifying which comedians she was referring to.

That means the minimum Roseanne will now lose following her racist tweet is around £2m.

"As well as the apology, Roseanne also retweeted messages from fans showing their support for the writer, who had used the hashtag: "#StandWithRoseanne". After co-stars Sara Gilbert and Michael Fishman tweeted their own condemnation of the tweets, Roseanne fired back.

The fallout from Roseanne Barr's tweet comparing former Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett, a black woman, to an ape has been swift and decisive. I am very sorry to have hurt you. A few hours later, she added, "I understand her position and why she said what she said. i forgive her". It represented the work of hundreds of talented people.

"I'm fine. I'm anxious about the people out there who don't have a circle of friends and followers who come right to their defense". "It was widely known and meticulously documented that she was a flagrant bigot before @ABC & @Disney rolled out the red carpet for her anyway", he tweeted.

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