Roseanne’s Own Staff Begins to Ditch Her Over ‘Planet of the Apes’ Joke About Obama Adviser

Actress Roseanne Barr faced immediate backlash for tweeting a joke about former President Barack Obama’s adviser Valerie Jarrett:

In an apparent response, comedian Wanda Sykes, who served as a consulting producer, said she would not return to the show:

Her response came as many media outlets covered the controversy surrounding Barr’s tweet. The tweet, in which she suggested Jarrett was like characters in “Planet of the Apes,” prompted Barr to apologize and even say she wouldn’t return to Twitter:

Despite Barr’s ratings success, some called for her departure from ABC:

This Little Boy Tried To Play It Cool. Then Trump Noticed. What Happened Next Was ADORABLE.

What do you think?

NFL Announces ‘Idiotic Kneeling Ban’ — So Keith Ellison Plans to Boycott the League

Starbucks Is Hosting Famed Rapper for Anti-Bias Training — But Even Megyn Kelly Points to His Biased Record