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Dear ABC, You Shouldn’t Have Hired Roseanne Barr In The First Place

ABC shut down production on one of their highest rated shows — Roseanne on Tuesday — after comedian Roseanne Barr shared a tweet that callously insulted President Obama’s senior advisor — Valerie Jarrett by comparing her to a primate — which has become the standard default for racist White women.

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Now that shit has hit the fan — will this event spark an in-depth analysis of what went wrong and why?

Critics spend weeks trying to figure out why movies like Solo — from phenomenally successful franchises — fail to register at box offices both home and abroad — and yet we refrain from applying that same effort to the shit storm in our backyard.

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