Rich White Guy Jerry Seinfeld Says Roseanne Barr’s Firing Was ‘Overkill’ (Insert Side-Eye Here)

OK. Jerry Seinfeld, producer and creator of Seinfeld, a show that, like most other New York City-based sitcoms of the ’90s (see Friends, Sex and the City, etc.), had no black people in them, has expressed bewilderment and perhaps sadness that ABC fired Roseanne Barr after she referred to a black woman as an ape,…

ABC Is Trying to Figure Out How to Keep Profiting Off Roseanne’s Brand Without Involving Roseanne: Report

ABC canceled Roseanne on Tuesday after its star Roseanne Barr sent out a tweet saying that former Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett was the child of the Muslim Brotherhood and Planet of the Apes. Although Roseanne would later claim it wasn’t, everyone with a brain knew that the tweet was racist, and ABC acted…

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