A defiant, tearful Kathy Griffin said on Friday that she regretted making a photo of herself holding a mask that looked like President Trump’s bloody severed head, but that she wasn’t going to stop criticizing the president or fighting for others to do so. The comments were the fast-talking comedian’s first beyond a video-recorded apology on social media. The image outraged Trump, his family and many, many others earlier this week. She said five employers had canceled scheduled shows since then, and she’d been fired by CNN.
“A sitting President of the United States and his grown children and the first lady are personally trying to ruin my life forever,” she said. “You guys know him, he’s not going to stop. She said the online attacks on her in the last few days — including death threats — were a distraction mobilized by a president embattled by scandal. And she sought to frame it as the kind of “bullying” she’d received from older white men her entire career.
Kathy Griffin is #1 with ISIS gals they all want to be just like her. Attorney Lisa Bloom Says Kathy Griffin’s ISIS-Style Photo Was a ‘Parody of Trump’s Own Sexist Remarks’, WTF?Your Fired Kathy G. “I’m not good at being appropriate,” she said. “I’m only good at doing comedy one way. It’s in your face. I’m going to make fun of the president. And I’m going to do it more now.” Although she reiterated her apology, she told reporters a person shouldn’t have to die for a joke in the United States. “The threats that I am getting are … detailed and they are specific. And today it’s me, but tomorrow it might be you.” Still, she cried as she told the gathered reporters: “I don’t think I’ll have a career after this. I’m going to be honest, he broke me.”
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