Michelle Obama, Roseanne Barr
Michelle Obama and Roseanne Barr.Getty Images

Roseanne Barr landed in hot water after a racial tweet and she is doing everything to get off the racism accusations. But her desperate attempts are only further fuelling the controversy.

The actress, who tweeted a racial opinion on Twitter that led to ABC cancelling Roseanne, rubbed salt to the wound when she retweeted a claim suggesting that Michelle Obama could have had a hand in bringing Roseanne to an end.

The TV star shared a tweet that speculated former FLOTUS had a telephonic conversation with ABC President Channing Dungey before the latter decided the fate of the ABC TV show.

"According to sources ABC President Channing Dungey had a long conversation via phone with former First Lady Michelle Obama before deciding to cancel the Roseanne show. Michelle Obama was reportedly enraged and insisted an apology was inadequate," the tweet read.

When news agencies began reporting her move, Roseanne tweeted that it was "fake news".

Soon after she retweeted the conspiracy theories against the Obamas, the actress announced that she was quitting Twitter, only to return in five hours. The actress returned to address the controversy over her Valerie Jarrett tweet.

"I'm not a racist, I never was & I never will be. One stupid joke in a lifetime of fighting 4 civil rights 4 all minorities, against networks, studios, at the expense of my nervous system/family/wealth will NEVER b taken from me," she tweeted.

Her accusations against Michelle haven't gone down well with Twitter users. As a result, Roseanne was slammed.

Michelle Obama isn't the only one Roseanne blamed. She attempted to blame her racist Twitter rant at the sleeping drug Ambien. The company manufacturing the drug gave her fitting response: 

Despite her attempt to blame others for the tweet and cancellation, several media personalities feel that ABC did the right thing by cancelling the show. Here are a few reactions: