Good morning! Catch up on your pop culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories — so far.
1. Roseanne Barr apologizes for “Ambien-tweeting”
Just hours after ABC canceled her show, Roseanne Barr returned to Twitter to apologize for her “unforgivable” remarks about Valerie Jarrett, an African-American woman who was an adviser to former President Barack Obama. She went on to blame the racist attack on “Ambien-tweeting” in a since-deleted tweet, and is now accusing former co-stars like Michael Fishman of “throwing me under the bus.” Read more >
i created the platform for that inclusivity and you know https://t.co/hViHPX2ZUb. You throw me under the bus. nice!
— Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) May 30, 2018
2. Pusha-T exposes Drake’s blackface photo
As far as rap feuds go, the one brewing between Pusha-T and Drake is a doozy. Pusha-T’s new track, “The Story of Adidon,” accuses Drake of having a secret love child and features a controversial photo that shows the Canadian rapper in blackface. Read more >
Please stop referring to this picture as “artwork”…I’m not an internet baby, I don’t edit images…this is a REAL picture…these are his truths, see for yourself https://t.co/gd6vRS3HM8 pic.twitter.com/2el58HEZ8F
— King Push (@PUSHA_T) May 30, 2018
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) May 30, 2018
4. Paris Jackson calls out “animal cruelty” at Dior
Paris Jackson has responded to reports that she “stormed out” of Dior’s fashion show last week, clarifying that she quietly left because she was “heartbroken” over the treatment of horses featured in the equestrian-themed event. Read more >
furthermore, i was not ‘enraged,’ just taken by surprise and a little heartbroken. and i have no doubt that all high end fashion brands will soon switch over to no-fur and anti animal cruelty, as that seems to be the pattern here. and we should all be very excited about that!
— Paris-Michael K. J. (@ParisJackson) May 30, 2018
5. The Walking Dead may lose lead
And another one bites the dust. Andrew Lincoln, who plays Rick Grimes on The Walking Dead, is rumored to be leaving the zombie-centric show after Season 9. Co-star Norman Reedus will reportedly take over as the lead star. Read more >
Thanks for reading! Come back this evening for your p.m. pop culture roundup.