Comedian under fire over gory Trump photo

Trump tweeted Wednesday morning: "My children, especially my 11-year-old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this".

Griffin apologized for the image, stating "I went too far", following backlash on social media.

"I don't think I will have a career after this", she exclaimed.

Republican Party spokesman Mike Reed said, "Kathy Griffin's career was over long before she attempted to make a disgusting joke about decapitating the President", Reed said.

Bloom said the Trump image was a response to then-candidate Trump's campaign comment that former Fox news anchor Megyn Kelly had "blood coming out of her eyes", and that it wasn't a threat of violence against Trump, whom they called "the most woman-hating tyrannical president" in US history.

Griffin came under fire Tuesday for posing with a fake, severed Trump head in a photo shoot.

"I have no desire to threaten him", she said.

Her attorney, Lisa Bloom, maintained Griffin was just exercising her First Amendment rights when she posted the video. "And I apologized because it was the right thing to do and I meant it".

To which, the "Let It Go" hit-maker responded by tweeting, "Only a "douche" to people I can't stand".

He issued a statement declaring: "I believe what Kathy Griffin did was inappropriate and not something that should be anywhere in our national discourse".

Jennings mocked Donald Jr.'s hunting trips: "I will kill as many white rhinos as it takes to prove my masculinity to Donald Trump Jr".

Attorney Dmitry Gorin, who is a criminal lawyer representing Griffin in a Secret Service investigation, said the shoot was parody and the comedian did nothing wrong.

Kathy Griffin holds up beheaded Trump mask. "Today it's me. Tomorrow it could be you". "I'm going to be honest, he broke me", she said while crying.

"Trump does not realistically fear 56-year-old, 110-pound Kathy Griffin", she said.

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"She reiterated her apology for the photo and admitted once again that the gory, bloody image crossed a line, but also called Trump's reaction and behavior "unpresidential" and accused him of sparking the backlash against her".

  • Salvatore Jensen