Roseanne Barr Blames Racist Twitter Rant On Ambien

Roseanne Barr Blames Racist Twitter Rant On Ambien
Roseanne Barr

Roseanne Barr took to Twitter today (I thought she quit Twitter…???) to explain that her online meltdown yesterday that resulted in her #1 sitcom on ABC being cancelled was really due to the sleep medication Ambien.

“It was 2 in the morning and I was ambien-tweeting-it was memorial day too-i went 2 far & do not want it defended-it was egregious Indefensible,” she wrote. “I made a mistake I wish I hadn’t but… don’t defend it please. ty.”

Roseanne Barr Blames Racist Twitter Rant On Ambien

The tweet, like many others on her account, has since been deleted.

CNN anchor John Berman wasn’t buying it:

And Sanofi, the maker of Ambien, trolled back: