ABC head Channing Dungey mentioned that Roseanne Barr’s “egregious tweet” about former Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett was the “final straw” and the explanation “Roseanne” was canceled.
“We’ve had a number of conversations about wanting to maintain the deal with the present and to not let among the different stuff eclipse the present,” she added. “So, in some methods, this was a final straw. However it was additionally such an egregious tweet that it felt like it doesn’t matter what, there would have been some motion that we’d have taken.”
At one level, Dungey shared that the choice to tug the plug on the favored sitcom was straightforward.
“It wasn’t that troublesome,” the community head defined. “It felt like a line had been crossed and we wanted to face by our values as an organization.”
“I feel the swift, decisive motion actually spoke volumes and I feel we’re happy with what we did,” she added. “I’m enthusiastic about the truth that we have been capable of deliver the solid again and a majority of the crew again to work on The Conners — that’s necessary to me. That was my one disappointment that day — eager about the harmless individuals who have been affected by the choice. The truth that we’re now capable of transfer ahead with The Conners feels good.”