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 Roseanne Barr: show was axed after racist tweets. Photograph: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images

Well, that did’nt take long: only a couple of months after Roseanne returned to US TV screens to one of the biggest TV audiences in years, On Tuesday (...)

 Roseanne Barr: her show Rosanne has been axed after she posted racist tweets. Photograph:  Brinson+Banks/The New York Times

ABC television network in the US has cancelled comedian Roseanne Barr’s show after she posted a racist tweet comparing a former Obama adviser to an ap(...)

Anthony Rapp (L) has accused  Kevin Spacey  of making a sexual advance on him at a 1986 party when he was only 14 years old. Photographs: AFP/Getty Images

To say that Kevin Spacey’s response to allegations of sexual abuse is “problematic” would be to understate the case. He could hardly have made the sit(...)

Going south: Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer  in Snatched. Photograph: 20th Century Fox

A comedy exploiting the contrasting talents of Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn would be a very good idea indeed. Maybe, someone other than Jonathan Levine(...)

Comedian Chris Rock opened the 88th Academy Awards with a monologue that poked fun at the diversity controversy which has marred this year’s ceremony.  Photograph: Mark Suban/EPA

Comedian Chris Rock opened the 88th Academy Awards with a monologue that poked fun at the diversity controversy which has marred this year’s ceremony(...)