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Troubled Kathy Griffin Receives Tons of Backlash & Bullying Over Offensive Trump Photo — Comedy Tour Shows Canceled, CNN Fired Her & More

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— Kathy Griffin  say she’s a victim in the bloodied, beheaded Trump photoshoot, claiming the Trump family has bullied her.
— Kathy Griffin’s latest  blow; comedy tour shows canceled after she was fired by CNN 

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Several shows on Kathy Griffin’s Celebrity Run-In Tour have been canceled after the release of a photo depicting the comedienne holding up a fake decapitated head of President Donald Trump. Many venues around the country are now cutting ties with Griffin over the controversy.


As Gossip Cop reported, a photo of Griffin holding Trump’s head after a beheading went viral on Wednesday and the comedienne has received a ton of backlash over the shocking image. Trump himself responded to Griffin’s photo, saying she “should be ashamed of herself. The comedienne later released a video apologizing for the image and admitted she “went too far.”

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Despite her apology, five shows on Griffin’s comedy tour have been scrapped by the venues slated to hold them, and it’s possible more cancellations will follow. The comedienne’s two scheduled shows in California on June 16 and October 13 have been axed, as has a planned July 22 show at Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. The St. George Theater in Staten Island then removed Griffin’s November 2 show from its schedule, while the State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ has canceled her scheduled performance on November 3.

The cancellation of Griffin’s comedy shows is just the latest blow to the comedienne’s career as a result of her scandalous Trump photo. Earlier this week, toilet company Squatty Potty dropped Griffin from its upcoming ad campaign. Shortly later, CNN announced its decision to fire Griffin from its annual New Year’s Eve show, which she had co-hosted for nearly a decade.

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Kathy Griffin seems to now say she’s a victim in the bloodied, beheaded Trump photoshoot, claiming the Trump fam has bullied her.


Griffin has been in hiding since the story of the now infamous photo shoot hit networks. 

The comedian has hired attorney Lisa Bloom and will hold a news conference Friday, explaining her “true motivations” behind the shoot. According to Bloom, she will also lash out at the Prez, promising to talk about the “bullying from the Trump family she has endured,” TMZ reported