Days after Roseanne Barr’s ABC sitcom got cancelled after she tweeted calling former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape, though she apologized for her “bad joke,” Samantha Bee apologized to Ivanka Trump after calling the White House staffer/First Daughter a “feckless c**t.”
“I would like to sincerely apologize to Ivanka Trump and to my viewers for using an expletive on my show to describe her last night. It was inappropriate and inexcusable,” Bee said in her apology statement. “I crossed a line, and I deeply regret it.”
Which is “Exactly what @therealroseanne said. Yet you are being applauded,” Deplorable Mouse tweeted at Bee this afternoon and Roseanne re-tweeted.
In a river of afternoon tweets, Barr also said she forgives Sara Gilbert, who is credited with bringing together the Roseanne revival, and also forgives Michael Fishman, both of whose jobs on that hit comedy series revival Barr lost for them this week. “I forgive u both, love U both, just wish u could have called me personally 2 talk rather than do it in a public arena,” she said of their having tweeted their dismay over Barr’s tweet:
Working on the Roseanne revival, Barr said, was a “joyous experience” but “not the right time,” adding that “going out on top is good!”: