Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston thanked Disney CEO Robert Iger for deciding that ‘righteousness trumps profits’ by firing an ‘open racist and anti-Semite.’
Actress Minnie Driver tweeted that she was ‘so proud’ of ABC for ‘having the ethical compunction to cancel Roseanne’.
Charlie Sheen said he supported the ABC decision to swiftly cancel ‘Roseanne’ and joked that it freed up space for the return of his own sitcom, Two and a Half Men.
‘Adios Roseanne! Good riddance #NOT winning,’ he tweeted. ‘The runway is now clear for OUR reboot. #CharlieHarperReturns.’Many Hollywood heavy hitters thanked Channing Dungey, head of programming at ABC.
Many lamented the loss of jobs for the TV crew.
Will & Grace star Debra Messing wrote that it was ‘devastating’ that the cast and crew had lost their jobs, calling the whole incident a ‘tragedy.’