Roseanne rips ex-Obama aide Valerie Jarrett: ‘Muslim Brotherhood & Planet of the Apes had a child’

Roseanne Barr waded into racial waters on Monday, suggesting that former Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett looks like a combination of the Muslim Brotherhood and the “Planet of the Apes.”

“muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj,” Barr tweeted in response to a post about Jarrett.

Jarrett, who is African-American with no ties to the Sunni Muslim organization known as the Muslim Brotherhood, was one of most senior and long-term presences in the Obama White House and a lightning rod for right-wing critics.

Above: Roseanne Barr and Valerie Jarrett (Getty)

Reps for ABC and Jarrett did not immediately respond to request for comment from TheWrap.

Roseanne brought up Jarrett in response to an unrelated Twitter comment on this article, which asserted that the Obama CIA had spied on the president of France. Jarrett’s name is unmentioned in the piece.

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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 28: Valerie Jarrett attends the 25th annual White House Correspondents' Garden Brunch at Beall-Washington House on April 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)
Civic leader Valerie Jarrett attends the United State of Women Summit on May 5, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Lawyer Valerie Jarrett arrives at the Los Angeles LGBT Center's 48th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on September 23, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
Former White House adviser Valerie Jarrett speaks during a conversation at the Raben Group in Washington, DC, on May 31, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 06: Valerie Jarrett attends the 2016 Gordon Parks Foundation Annual Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on June 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 09: Lawyer & Civic Leader Valerie Jarrett speaks onstage during the 4th Annual Town & Country Philanthropy Summit at Hearst Tower on May 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Town & Country)
On Tuesday, January 10, Valerie B. Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, in an interview after President Obama delivered his farewell address to the American people at McCormick Place Convention Center. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama, speaks during Bloomberg's fourth-annual Year Ahead Summit in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. The summit addresses the most urgent topics for 2017 and beyondhow power shifts in global politics will affect free trade and financial markets; industry-moving innovations in AI, robotics, and life sciences; the biggest investment opportunities for 2017; and how organizations are working to increase diversity, solve the skills gap, and decrease the wage gap. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 16: Valerie Jarrett, Director of the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, poses for photographers during HBO's 'All The Way' Washington, DC Screening at The National Archives on May 16, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
On Friday, April 29, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, speaks at the White House Champions of Change for Advancing Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama, listens to a question during an interview in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. Jarrett said the Obama administration is 'building momentum' for Congress to give final approval of Trans-Pacific Partnership, they are 'heartened' by support from business community. Photographer: Drew Angerer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 24: Senior Advisor to the President of the United States Valerie Jarrett attends Capitol File's WHCD Weekend Welcome Reception with Cecily Strong at The British Embassy on April 24, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for Capitol File Magazine)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19: Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President of the United States, attends the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative Gala at Powerhouse at The American Museum of Natural History on November 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 6: (FOR MAGAZINE) Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama, stands for a Just Asking portrait at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 6, 2014. (Photo by Joshua Yospyn/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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During the Obama administration, rumors swirled on right-wing blogs that Jarrett secretly intended to promote Islam in the United States and that she once expressed her desire to make America a “more Islamic country.” The fact-checking website Snopes ruled that claim to be “false.”

Barr is currently starring in a wildly successful reboot of her old comedy series “Roseanne” on ABC, but has faced rising backlash from some online over her combative Twitter presence.

It’s not the first time Roseanne has raised eyebrows on Twitter. In the past she has also used the platform to promote conspiracies and fake news including, this one, arguing that President Trump had secretly broken up sex trafficking and pedophile rings around the world.

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THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON -- Air Date 11/06/1985 -- Pictured: Comedian Roseanne Barr performs on November 6, 1985 (Photo by Gene Arias/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 10/30/1995 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actress Roseanne Barr during an interview with host Jay Leno on October 30, 1995 -- (Photo by: Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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E364920 03: Comedienne Roseanne Barr poses with her husband Ben Thomas at the launch of her new CD titled 'I Just Can''t Help Myself' at the Tower Records store in Hollywood, California, February 21, 2000. The star performed with her band 'DiXXX' whom her husband is a member. (Photo by Chris Martinez)
382709 04: Actress Roseanne Barr and her husband Ben Thomas arrive at Project Angel Food''s Eight Annual 'Devine Design' Galla at the Pacific Design Center November 30, 2000 in West Hollywood, CA. The events proceeds go directly to Project Angel Food which provides free nutritional counseling and life-sustaining meals each day to 1,2000 men, women and children disabled by HIV/AIDS. (Photo byNewsmakers)
385218 39: Actress Roseanne Barr attends February 5, 2001 at the Lane Bryant fashion show at Studio 54 in New York City. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)
LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 18: Comedian/actress Roseanne Barr poses at the 'Comic Relief 2006' show at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace November 18, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The benefit was held to help families in the Gulf Coast affected by Hurricane Katrina. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - OCTOBER 23: Actress Roseanne Barr (L) with actor Will Ferrell (R) and wife Viveca Paulin arrive at the premiere of 'Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America' held at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre on October 23, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 04: Actress/writer Roseanne Barr arrives at the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne Barr at Hollywood Palladium on August 4, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 04: Roastee Roseanne Barr onstage during the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne Barr at Hollywood Palladium on August 4, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 10: Actress Roseanne Barr attends The Paley Center For Media's 2014 PaleyFest Icon Award announcement at The Paley Center for Media on March 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 18: (EDITORS NOTE: This image was processed using digital filters) Roseanne Barr attends the world premiere of documentary: 'Roseanne For President!' during the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival at SVA Theatre on April 18, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 10: Actress Roseanne Barr attends The Paley Center For Media's 2014 PaleyFest Icon Award announcement at The Paley Center for Media on March 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 23: Actress Roseanne Barr attends the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival LA Kickoff Reception at The Standard, Hollywood on March 23, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Roseanne Barr (L) attends the cinema prive And PANDORA Jewelry Host A Special Screening Of 'Cake' on November 23, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for cinema prive)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 18: Roseanne Barr (C) and children Jake Pentland (L) and Brandi Brown attend the world premiere of documentary: 'Roseanne For President!' during the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival at SVA Theatre on April 18, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 01: Actress Roseanne Barr attends the photo call for Roseanne Barr's 'Roseanne For President!' at Sundance Sunset Cinema on July 01, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Boardman/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 01: Actress Roseanne Barr attends the photo call for Roseanne Barr's 'Roseanne For President!' at Sundance Sunset Cinema on July 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage,,)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07: Roseanne Barr attends The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07: Actors John Goodman (L) and Roseanne Barr celebrate The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards with Moet & Chandon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 08: Roseanne Barr attends the Disney ABC Television Group hosts TCA Winter Press Tour 2018 held at The Langham Huntington on January 8, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
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