Roseanne Barr attends the Disney ABC Television TCA Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California, January 08, 2018.
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U.S. comedian Roseanne Barr said she was tired of "being attacked and belittled" and blamed sleep aid Ambien for her tweet that compared a black former Obama administration official to an ape, a racist remark that sparked a wave of outrage.Walt Disney Co.'s ABC network Tuesday canceled her popular U.S. television comedy "Roseanne" after her tweet.Hollywood talent agency ICM said in a statement Tuesday it will no longer represent Barr.The current "Roseanne" was ABC's biggest hit of the 2017-2018 season, drawing an average 18.7 million viewers, second only to CBS sitcom "The Big Bang Theory," according to Nielsen data through May 20 .
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