Recent reports have suggested that "Roseanne" could return to television screens without its title character, with numerous outlets in the U.S. claiming Roseanne's on-screen daughter Darlene, played by Sara Gilbert, could become the focus of the sitcom.
A representative for ABC did not immediately reply to a request for comment about the alleged exchange. The since-deleted tweet caused an uproar, enraging many fans as well as forcing ABC to cancel the reboot, which had already been renewed for a second season.
TMZ reported that Gilbert has been calling cast members to gauge their interest and John Goodman and producer Tom Werner, among others, are interested. Roseanne has publicly expressed concern for her fellow co-stars and those who worked on the program who are suddenly out of a job due to her comments.
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But he exempted Canada, Mexico and the European Union to buy time for negotiations - a reprieve that expired at midnight Thursday. All six of the other G7 countries are now paying the tariffs, which are largely aimed at curbing excess production in China.
President Donald Trump also has gotten involved, saying that the real victim in this case was him, because he never received a phone call apologizing "for the awful statements made and said about me on ABC".
ABC announced it would be canceling the hit revival of the 1990s classic sitcom "Roseanne" following Barr's tweet in a statement, saying, "Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have chose to cancel her show". Netflix used the conversation surrounding the cancelation to promote its own show, One Day at a Time, touting it as being a more than decent replacement for those missing Roseanne. The star, who has been an outspoken advocate for President Trump, later apologized and said she "begged" Disney-ABC TV Group chief Ben Sherwood not to cancel the series. I told them I was willing to do anything & asked 4 help in making things right. It's barely a tweet", and "her excuse for tweeting it was [also] bad.