Roseanne, Samantha and Kim Jong Un

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By Bob Franken

By now, you're probably tired of hearing about Roseanne Barr and her racist tweet. It was another case where the usual bottom-line-feeding corporate executives were forced to display a flash of conscience. Or they calculated that her show, which has made ABC millions of dollars, would now make them nothing but trouble if they didn't get rid of her in a big hurry. So, Roseanne Barr is now in the dumpster.

What's interesting is the Trumpster's reaction. Even Donald Trump seemed to heed the advice of a grown-up; either that or he was taking his meds. Whatever the reason, he didn't directly defend Roseanne or her sense of humor, even though he previously has bragged about her big success and big ratings -- mainly because she's such a rarity in show business, a Donald Trump admirer.


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