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‘Roseanne Barr is no longer a client’: Former TV star also fired by her talent agency

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One of the world’s largest talent agencies has abandoned former client Roseanne Barr on the same day ABC cancelled the reboot of her Roseanne sitcom.

International Creative Management, ICM Partners, dropped the comedian on Tuesday, Variety reports.

“We are all greatly distressed by the disgraceful and unacceptable tweet from Roseanne Barr this morning,” ICM Partners said in a statement. “What she wrote is antithetical to our core values, both as individuals and as an agency.”

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“Consequently, we have notified her that we will not represent her,” ICM Partners continued. “Effective immediately, Roseanne Barr is no longer a client.”

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Louisiana judge admits to exchanging racist texts with cop boyfriend about courtroom employees

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Appearing on a local TV station on Sunday, a district court judge in Assumption Parrish in Louisiana owned up to racist comments she made about African-American employees in her courtroom that she texted to her then-police officer boyfriend.

According to WAFB, Judge Jessie LeBlanc initially denied using the N-word about a black sheriff’s deputy and a black law clerk in her district when texting with former chief deputy, Capt. Bruce Prejean, with whom she was involved while both were married.

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Julian Assange lawyer tells court: After pardon fell through, Trump administration resorted to ‘extortion’

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Black teens shocked after basketball announcer calls their names ‘disgusting’

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In a video taken at the game, the announcer can be heard saying, "The Crooked Oak Lady Ruff Necks, now their names are pretty disgusting."

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