Roseanne Barr’s agent has dropped her and ABC has already removed her show from the network’s website.
Roseanne’s agent ICM Partners dumped her, “We are all greatly distressed by the disgraceful and unacceptable tweet from Roseanne Barr this morning. What she wrote is antithetical to our core values, both as individuals and as an agency. Consequently, we have notified her that we will not represent her. Effective immediately, Roseanne Barr is no longer a client.”
Roseanne is already gone from the ABC website:
— Cristiano Lima (@viaCristiano) May 29, 2018
Roseanne is still available on Hulu, but the swift action of both the network and her representation suggests that they may have been waiting for something to happen. There wasn’t any great debate about her fate. There was no suspension and an investigation. Roseanne was cut loose immediately. Barr might have been dropped because her statements were racist, but as the days and weeks go on it won’t be a shock if stories emerge that are just as bad or worse than what Barr tweeted.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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