Comedian Kathy Griffin tearfully apologized in a Friday press conference for posing with a fake bloodied and severed head depicting U.S. President Donald Trump, saying that she felt her career was now over and that Trump "broke" her. The Secret Service has opened a criminal investigation into the post.
"He broke me", she said, fighting back tears, "and then I was, 'Right, this isn't right!' I started to see what was happening and then there was a mob mentality".
While Kathy Griffin continues her sympathy crusade after weathering a storm of criticism for her bad Trump severed-head photo, sources say she's seething about how Anderson Cooper dropped her from his CNN New Year's Eve broadcast like a hot potato. He issued a statement declaring: "I believe what Kathy Griffin did was inappropriate and not something that should be anywhere in our national discourse". "I'm only good at doing comedy one way. You guys know him, he's never going to stop", Griffin said.
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Republican Party spokesman Mike Reed called the press conference a "desperate attempt" to change the conversation.
"What she did was wrong and President Trump and his family have every right to condemn it". According to the AP, the RNC is raising funds from the image, calling on donors to help fight "the left's blatant disrespect". "They are detailed", she said, "and they are serious and specific".
That job loss was something that Donald Trump Jr. appeared to call for in a tweet: "Will [CNN] keep putting her on air for things like the New Years celebration???" "Unlike these male artists, Kathy has endured the most powerful man in America and his family using their power to target her and her employers".
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President Trump said the image of Griffin with the gory mask resembling him was "sick" and that it had traumatized his family, especially his youngest son, 11-year-old Barron.
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