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Sara Gilbert Talks Cancelation of ABC’s Roseanne

Updated On 05 Jun, 2018 Published On

Sara Gilbert who portrayed the role of Darlene Conner in Roseanne has finally broken her silence about the cancelation of the show since the news first hit the internet by storm last week.

During her appearance on The Talk, the actress who is also known for her role as Leslie Winkle in Big Bang Theory shared that she support’s ABC’s decision to cancel the show. She said:

I would like to say this has been a very difficult week. A lot of people have been hurt by this. I will say I’m proud of the show we made. This show has always been about diversity, love, and inclusion. And it’s sad to see it end in this way. I’m sad for the people who lost their jobs in the process. However, I do stand behind the decision ABC made.

Know more about her appearance on the Talk and what she has to say. 

Following the leading actress, Roseanne Barr’s anti-Semitic and racist rant on Twitter which also includes comparing Valerie Jarrett, Obama’s adviser to an ape, the reboot of the show was canceled by ABC on Tuesday.

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Moreover, Gilbert was very vocal about the incident soon after it happened. She also made sure to share her words in defense of the show’s cast via Twitter. In her first tweet, she wrote:

Roseanne’s recent comments about Valerie Jarrett, and so much more, are abhorrent and do not reflect the beliefs of our cast and crew or anyone associated with our show. I am disappointed in her actions, to say the least.

On the same day, she again added in her second tweet:

This is incredibly sad and difficult for all of us, as we’ve created a show that we believe in, are proud of, and that audiences love— one that is separate and apart from the opinions and words of one cast member.