Wanda Sykes addresses ‘Roseanne’ cancellation at Atlanta show

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A rambunctious audience had to push the comic to talk about ‘Roseanne’

Wanda Sykes spared almost no one associated with the Trump administration during her routine Wednesday night at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre.

Sykes was at the Fox to headline a celebration of the 49th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a seminal turning point in the LGBTQ rights movement.

Tig Notaro also performed, and the pair were introduced by LGBT advocate and activist Feroza Syed.

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But while Sykes - a consulting producer for the now-canceled "Roseanne" reboot - had zingers for everyone from Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen to Housing Secretary Ben Carson, a rambunctious audience had to push the comic to address "Roseanne."

And when she did, she was terse and to the point: “Roseanne? The thing is I don’t have any jokes about it. She said some racist (expletive) − and I quit.”

Short as it might have been, it brought Sykes one of her loudest rounds of applause of the night.

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