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i don't know her

Roseanne blamed her racism on Ambien. The drugmaker struck back with a mercilessly droll response.

Roseanne Barr apologized Tuesday for making a viciously racist "joke," later excusing herself by saying, "It was 2 in the morning and I was Ambien tweeting." But even Ambien won't stand by Barr, who was likewise rejected by her network, producer, talent agency, and co-stars. The insomnia medication's maker, Sanofi, distanced the product from Barr on Wednesday:

Even the dictionary took pains to distance the word "Ambien" from Barr:

The more you know!