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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 23: Roseanne Barr at the 'Roseanne' Press Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel on March 23, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Vera Anderson/WireImage)

ABC announced on Tuesday afternoon that it is canceling the hit comedy "Roseanne," after star Roseanne Barr fired off a racist tweet against Valerie Jarrett, a former aide to President Barack Obama.

"Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj," Barr tweeted Tuesday morning. Shortly after intense Twitter backlash, Barr issued an apology to Jarrett, saying her "joke was in bad taste."

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