"People of all races, religions and nationalities work at Sanofi every day to improve the lives of people around the world", Sanofi's USA public-relations team tweeted on Wednesday.
Ambien's manufacturer, Sanofi-Aventis, lists warnings and precautions for the drug that include a section on "Abnormal Thinking and Behavioral Changes" - side effects that can include a lack of inhibition. Trump previously sought an apology from the Disney-owned sports network ESPN, where anchor Jemele Hill labeled the president a "white supremacist" on Twitter.
After being pressed again, Sanders said, "Again, the president spent his day focused with things going on this morning".
Dungey had the support of ABC's parent company, the Walt Disney Co. In one tweet, she admitted that her assumption was "ignorant of me for sure".More news: Fulham's scintillating football set to invigorate Premier League
In another tweet, Barr called billionaire Democratic donor and a Holocaust survivor George Soros "a Nazi" who "turned in his fellow Jews 2 be murdered in concentration camps & stole their wealth". In addition to ABC canceling the show, the Paramount Network, Hulu, CMT, TV Land and the digital platform Laff have also reportedly pulled reruns of the program.
A number of the show's cast released statements saying they were sorry the show was over, but that they were sickened by Barr's comments and that she did not speak for anyone other than herself.
Barr was widely condemned after she tweeted that Jarrett looked like the "Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby". That came from you.
The cancellation has no clear precedent in television history, said David Bianculli, professor at Rowan University in New Jersey.
There was also CBS' firing of Charlie Sheen from "Two and a Half Men" during his freakish spate of behavior. Roseanne retweeted this tweet this morning which contains a fake tweet attributed to @JoyVBehar - Joy never tweeted this.