Kathy Griffin's No Longer Apologizing for President Trump Beheading Photo

31 August, 2017, 00:41 | Author: Kristopher Anderson
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After the decapitation stunt, Griffin was sacked from her job as co-host of CNN's New Years Eve special.

While photographer Tyler Shields also received some scrutiny, it was Griffin who bore the weight of the photograph's criticisms. Nearly as soon as the photo was released, Griffin (almost exclusively) was criticized by journalists, celebrities, and fans from both sides of the political aisle.

SEE MORE: What Are Young Conservatives Expecting From President Trump? She also claims to have been given an apology script by CBS Corp. board member Arnold Kopelson, which included the weird line, "How stupid was I to follow lies from the 'Left'". "I had Chelsea Clinton tweeting against me".

Griffin is no longer willing to tiptoe around her controversial comedy while the president of the United States feels no need to monitor the statements he makes.

The comedienne appeared on Australia's Sunrise show to promote her upcoming worldwide tour, and got defensive when host Samantha Armytage asked if her actions were out of line in regards to the POTUS. My entire tour was canceled within 24 hours because every single theater got all these death threats. "These Trump fans, they're hardcore". "They're a minority, but they know how to act like a majority".

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When asked about the photo during her satellite interview, Griffin retracted her apology.

"I'm no longer sorry".

Kathy Griffin said in June that she was sorry. The whole outrage was BS.

"You're full of c***. Stop this", the comedian said. "Stop acting like my little picture is more important than talking about the actual atrocities the president of the United States is committing".

'I would be abandoning my principles as a comic and a human being if I backed off President Trump or any public person, ' she said, 'Comics by their nature are anti-Establishment.

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