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'Roseanne' co-showrunner Whitney Cummings's heart is 'broken' over show's cancellation


Added 06-11-18 12:20:02pm EST - “Whitney Cummings? doesn't want? ABC to find a way to spinoff "Roseanne"? if it means Roseanne Barr will benefit from it.” - Foxnews.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Foxnews.com: “'Roseanne' co-showrunner Whitney Cummings's heart is 'broken' over show's cancellation”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

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Whitney Cummings doesn’t want ABC to find a way to spinoff “Roseanne” if it means Roseanne Barr will benefit from it.

“My heart’s broken about [the controversy],” Cummings, who served as a co-showrunner on the series, told TMZ. “I don’t really have words at the moment but maybe they can salvage the legacy in some way, but if it benefits her financially it’s a bad move.”

ABC canceled “Roseanne” after Barr went on a racist tweetstorm, comparing former President Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett to ​an ape and called billionaire George Soros a “Nazi” who “turned in his fellow Jews.”

“Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj,” Barr, who played brash matriarch Roseanne Conner on the show, wrote in one tweet aimed at Jarrett, which she later deleted.

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