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Roseanne Barr Goes on Islamophobic Rampage Before Leaving Twitter

AP/Richard Shotwell
AP/Richard Shotwell

Barr attacked the Clintons and a former Obama aide.

UPDATE:ABC has canceled Rosanne after her racist tweets.

Roseanne Barr launched a twitter rampage this morning, attacking everyone from former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett to Hillary and Chelsea Clinton before licking her wounds and announcing her departure from the social media site.

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Barr most atrociously showed her true colors by calling Jarrett, who is Black, a "muslim ape" in the following since-deleted tweet responding to another user:


She also tweeted about the Clintons, accusing Chelsea Clinton of being married to the billionaire George Soros (whom she isn't). After her initial tweet about Jarrett received backlash, Barr first defended herself, claiming she was making a "joke" and explaining that "Islam is not a race" before later apologizing for the joke made in "poor taste" and announcing her departure from Twitter:

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