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Kenya Barris says "we've moved past" the pulled Black-ish episode, but ABC wouldn't let him comment on the Roseanne joke

  • Kenya Barris says "we've moved past" the pulled Black-ish episode, but ABC wouldn't let him comment on the Roseanne joke

    "We’ve moved past it," the Black-ish creator says of the “Please, Baby, Please” episode that he agreed with ABC to yank that would've tackled political and societal isues, including NFL players kneeling. "We just had a difference of opinion. I don’t think it’s the first time an episode hasn’t aired. It probably won’t be the last. And I feel like it was something for us that we felt like we couldn’t come to an agreement and mutually decided just to move past it.” ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey addressed the pulled episode earlier today, saying: "Much has been made of the kneeling part of it, which was not even really the issue." Meanwhile, when Vulture asked Barris about the Roseanne joke that seemed to slam Black-ish and Fresh Off the Boat, "an ABC representative interrupted and didn’t allow him to answer."

    TOPICS: Black-ish, ABC, Roseanne, Channing Dungey, Kenya Barris, National Anthem Protests, Upfronts

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