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LIers react to 'Roseanne's' cancellation

Roseanne Barr attends the ABC All-Star Party arrivals

Roseanne Barr attends the ABC All-Star Party arrivals during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 8. Photo Credit: AP / Invision / Richard Shotwell

ABC canceled its rebooted sitcom "Roseanne" in May, following a racist tweet by its star, Roseanne Barr.

The unprecedented move meant the network not only lost the most-watched show on its schedule, with as many as 21 million viewers per episode when factoring in so-called "delayed" ratings, but has also opened a gaping hole on its Tuesday lineup.

Here's how some Long Islanders reacted to the cancellation of the "Roseanne" reboot.

Actions have consequences.

Debra Handel, Shoreham

If everyone looks back in their past, we have all said, done something a little off.

John Brown, Middle Island

We were always taught that words hurt.

Lenora Long, Hempstead

She deserved it. She dared the network to cancel the show.

Valerie Howit-Winter, Long Beach

There is nothing to defend in Roseanne's comments.

Phyllis Zoglianti, West Hempstead

I think ABC and its affiliates went too far by cancelling the next season of Roseanne...

Deb L, Nassau County

Maybe the season could have been cancelled and not the show.

Tony Disanti, East Islip

Her personal views wouldn’t have bothered me.

Frank Perillo, Central Islip

The tweet was unnecessary and uncalled for...

G Cambria, Long Beach

I don’t believe her tweet to be racist. I believe it to be be a bad joke in very poor taste.

Leo Scally, Syosset

Not sure why people use any form of social anymore. Always leads to negativity.

Mike D, Smithtown

It should NOT have been cancelled.

Dotty Arola, Ronkonkoma

ABC did the right thing expeditiously.

Roy Seher , Smithtown

All the cancellation does is punish viewers and the cast.

Joseph Guard, Plainview

Her show was entertaining, but cancellation was the right course.

Karen McGlynn , Bethpage

Yes, what she said was wrong but others have done worse and still remain on tv.

G Notaro, Hicksville

Roseanne Barr's tweet describing Valerie Jarrett as an ape was pure racism.

Douglas Vandewinckel, East Northport

I think they did the right thing. People need to be held accountable for their actions.

Jacqueline Thomas, West Islip

Good riddance. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but there are consequences for them.

Giulio Fontana, Smithtown

I think that was not fair because other people talk bad stuff about Trump and his family...

Toby Tourgeman , Marine Park, Brooklyn

Will greatly miss this show no matter what.

Gail Gronbach , Greenlawn

The liberal network couldn't handle her conservative views expressed on the show...

Anthony Pastore, Hicksville

I don’t think the comment was at all appropriate...

Susan V, Nesconset

It was the right thing to do and I'm glad the money did not get in the way.

Mel Lastella, Selden

The show should have never been resurrected in the first place.

Mike Fried, Cedarhurst

This is selective punishment, and I can't support it.

Kathleen Valentino, Massapequa