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ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ after racially charged tweet

LOS ANGELES — Responding to a racially charged Twitter post by star Roseanne Barr comparing former Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape, ABC canceled Barr’s successful comedy series reboot “Roseanne.” May 29. “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show,” said Channing…

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Freeman demands retraction of CNN harassment claims

LOS ANGELES — Morgan Freeman’s lawyer demanded an immediate retraction and apology from CNN May 29, which reported that the Academy Award-winning actor has been accused of multiple cases of sexual harassment or inappropriate sexual comments on movie sets, during promotional activities and at his Los Angeles production company. The accusations by eight people claiming…

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