One Photo Ends Career of US Comedian who Claims Death Threats

Her seven upcoming comedy tour dates have also been cancelled. "They played the victim beautifully".

"He picked me, I'm the easiest target", she continued.

In a video posted on YouTube on May 31, Hadassah Shabnam Lal, a fourth-generation Christian from Pakistan, claimed that she was not able to sleep due to the controversy.

The comic has faced controversies before for her abrasive humor, but none as widespread as the one generated by Tuesday's images.

More recently she struck a more defensive chord during a news conference saying, "We all know what's going on here".

"I was so ugly that the other kids would just look at me and bark", Griffin said.

He said what Griffin did "was inappropriate and not something that should be anywhere in our national discourse".

After actor-comedian Jim Carrey, now Alec Baldwin has come out in support of Kathy Griffin, who faced backlash for her prank featuring a bloodied mask of US President Donald Trump's head.

This is the same crowd who found it amusing when an Iraqi journalist threw a shoe at George W. Bush during a televised press conference in Baghdad. Griffin said she is the subject of a Secret Service investigation, but did not provide any further information about the inquiry or if she was cooperating.

She said that the photo was meant to mock Trump's comments during the presidential campaign, when he said that Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly had "blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her - wherever" when she moderated a presidential debate in 2015.

However, her apology and subsequent press conference weren't enough to stop the repercussions as Griffin soon lost an annual gig at CNN and a spokesperson role for Squatty Potty.

Sen. Al Franken also dis-invited Griffin from an event promoting his new book, "Giant of the Senate". "Ted Nugent threatened to kill a president, he got invited to the White House", he said.

A few days ago, the zany button-pusher, whose television credits include memorable appearances on Seinfeld, made an ill-advised career decision by doing a grotesque stunt with a decapitated image of President Donald Trump.

"Kathy Griffin has mercilessly attacked children for years", she wrote in a passionate Facebook post alongside a photo of her with her 9-year-old son, Trig.

But the comedian's live shows have been canceled across the country, including appearances in New Mexico, New Jersey, Nevada and NY.

  • Larry Hoffman