ABC announced Thursday that the reboot was being revived minus Barr, who was fired after she posted a series of racist tweets."The Conners" is the working title of the new sitcom, which is being billed as a spin-off of "Roseanne."'The Conners' is happening, without Roseanne Barr, ABC saysThe series was canceled last month after Barr's controversial Twitter behavior.That meant a loss of jobs for the more than 200 people employed by the production, which was preparing to enter its second season.Some tweeted their support of the move."Hearing about the #Roseanne reboot is the best news!!," one person tweeted.But others believe there is no show without Barr and some used #istandwithroseanne and #standwithroseanne to express their support."Roseanne without Roseanne is like the Apprentice without Donald Trump…It sucks!," one tweet readCo-stars John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf and Sara Gilbert have agreed to continue on with the series."We have received a tremendous amount of support from fans of our show, and it's clear that these characters not only have a place in our hearts, but in the hearts and homes of our audience," the remaining cast members said Thursday in a joint statement. Barr also released a statement, saying "I agreed to the settlement in order that 200 jobs of beloved cast and crew could be saved, and I wish the best for everyone involved."



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