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Kathy Griffin Tears Up During Press Conference, Says Trump is Bullying Her (Video)

Kathy Griffin Tears Up During Press Conference, Says Trump is Bullying Her (Video)

Kathy Griffin teared up during a press conference in which she opened up about her bloody Trump photo and how she feels the President of the United States is bullying her.

The 56-year-old comedian’s lawyer Lisa Bloom opened the press conference by talking about the jobs that Kathy has lost since the photo was released and how the First Family has targeted her this week. The press conference took place at the attorney’s office on Friday morning (June 2) in Woodland Hills, Calif.

“I don’t think I will have a career after this,” Kathy said. “I’m going to be honest. He broke me. He broke me. And then I was like, ‘No, this is not right.’ And I apologized because that was the right thing to do and I meant it.”

“And then I saw the tide turning and I saw what they were doing,” Kathy continued, adding that she saw the Trump‘s were making it about Barron. “I would never want to hurt anyone, much less a child.”

Kathy also explained how the intent of the photo was to mock Trump‘s statement about Megyn Kelly, in which he said she had blood coming out of her eyes and “out of her wherever.”

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  • TaraTeller

    does somebody need a wambulance?

  • http://hisblossombunny.tumblr.com/ NerdyBirdy

    waaahhhh poor widdle baby

  • charlotte mecklenburg

    This is honestly a ridiculous reaction. She should be apologizing. This is all an act to save her career. What are things coming to these days? She went way too far, I was a big fan of hers and that all stopped the second I saw that photo. I didn’t even vote for Trump and I’m mad. That photo goes WAY TOO FAR. American needs to pull back now and return to a level of civility. We do NOT stand for beheading. And holding up an beheaded President is beyond political hate, it’s deranged and it goes way too far. And I don’t blame the President’s family for OBJECTING to the photo. No way did they bully this idiot. They are simply objecting. If someone did this to my father or brother, I would be FURIOUS.

  • Cooper

    so basicallt she tried making herself the victim? We have seen Trump be a bully (Rosie anyone?). He has made one comment about Barron. Sorry I am not buying it. Kathy thought liberals would back her but she over played her hand.

  • Mimi66

    Her drama is laughable!! Poor pitiful me!! Boo Hoo!! Should of thought of that before you did it!!!

  • Utope

    I’m usually on the side of the Comedians when it comes to Trump but not this time. You can satirize your president and make fun of him, but she went way beyond what is tolerable. She should have known that since she’s been in the business for decades.

  • Utope

    I’m usually on the side of the Comedians when it comes to Trump but not this time. You can satirize your president and make fun of him, but she went way beyond what is tolerable. She should have known that since she’s been in the business for decades.

  • Jim P

    I will never watch, buy, listen to anything she puts out again–

  • in_this_moment_free

    She should have just waited a week. If the Comey testimony was making Trump look like he’s in more of a fix then her joke would have made more people laugh….and made Team Trump look like the whiners.

  • Westcoastjazzer

    Now it’s all about her! This skank has done something so over the top disgusting that only ISIS themselves can top it! Her attitude is no better! She is now upset because the family members have come out and made statements about this incident and now she feels ganged up on! This was an terrorist threat imo and she should get use to being treated like one. Put her on the no fly list, that should help her skanky career!

  • sarge1231

    We have freedom of speech in this Nation, and I fully defend her right to do what she did, no matter how repugnant. Free speech however does not release her from facing the professional consequenses of that speech however. She even joked about having to move to Mexico after they release the photos, so she knew there would be a backlash from the public. Time to pack her belongings for the trip South. Surely, she can get used to Tacos.

  • Sue

    Kathy Griffin has verbally abused people for years. She’s been downright nasty and mean and without regard to common decency. While I can’t stand Trump, I do think she went wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy over the line with this and deserves whatever condemnation she gets. How’s it feel Kathy?????? Not so good I’ll bet.

  • David Cadena

    Just another Hollywood performance. Please !!!!!!!!

  • :)

    I believe in free speech. However a wiseman knows whether to say it or not.

  • :)

    I believe in free speech. However a wiseman knows whether to say it or not.

  • In_CA_Dreamin

    Exactly!

  • doug gano

    She was a BULLY and America called her out on it… now she sees her career going bye bye and she blames Trump! She is no victim! I will not feel sorry for her! She was all smiles and thought it was funny until America said NO!

  • doug gano

    Free speech has consequences… America said we don’t what to hear your speech any more!

  • D-Note

    I don’t buy this act, from an actress. Her job is portray emotions to be believable by her audience.

    Fake tears, and fake news.

  • http://wdzpit.disq.us Elodie St. J

    Desperate people will do desperate things to get “likes” for their posts. Halloween overkill.

  • Margaret_LNM

    Even if she made the mistake, I would apologize, but then silence…. Go on vacation. I hear Jamaica is nice this time of year…. Or Alaska!

  • Judy Kroeker Lusty

    She should never have done this and I don’t feel sorry for her at all; but I think that Barron didn’t see the photo (unless dad showed it to him)!

  • Mara natha

    She wore make up for this interview which in Kathy Griffin Land is code for NOT sincere.

    Funny how she thinks her apology should make it all go away immediately and yet it never works that way for conservatives and they never offend in quite the same way .

  • sarge1231

    The real thing that makes this unforgivable is not the offense to the POTUS. He has thick skin, and he signed up for ridicule when he ran for the office. There are those who might see this who has family members who were actual victims of terrorist beheadings…that is what makes this unforgivable. Is it a career killer? I don’t know, but it should be!!!!

  • Gary Alianell

    she is worthless….F list comedy at best

  • Mara natha

    Kids see pretty much everything these days. If he didn’t access it through a regular news site, you can rest assured that a school buddy did. It was literally EVERYWHERE.

  • smarine

    I agree with the consequences, we all must take responsibility for ‘our actions’, but where is the outrage over every belittlng comment and action trump has engaged in ?

    Selective hearing ?

    Remember he said, he could KILL someone and he wouldn’t lose any votes.

    Her , yes, repugnant demonstration was NO worse than what he did and said, yet, did YOU do everything you could to make swure he would not be our next president ??

    I hope so, – I sure as hell did. I can sleep at night, you ?

  • Judy Kroeker Lusty

    True.

  • Dot Milner

    I agree, it should be a career killer. She’s too selfish and shallow to think about how it would be so painful for the family members of those who were actually beheaded by terrorists.

  • Dot Milner

    Barron watches the news as well as other things on TV, of course. If any little boy’s father was on TV all the time, they would watch every chance they had, wouldn’t they?

  • Dot Milner

    Or Alcatraz (even if it’s closed !).

  • Jesse Chunn

    I hope there is NEVER a good time for this kind of pathetic, disgusting behavior.

  • Jesse Chunn

    I hope there is NEVER a good time for this kind of pathetic, disgusting behavior.

  • charlotte mecklenburg

    There has been a TON of talk about his comments. It’s never stopped. But as bad as some of his stuff has been, he hasn’t photographed himself holding someone’s severed head. This is above and beyond anything that he has done.

  • SquidBillie

    She already apologized.

  • SquidBillie

    He certainly does not have thick skin, he tweets and reacts like a 15 year old to anything that is ever said about him, calling people names ….everybody’s a LOSER!

  • caladan59

    Kathy Griffin playing the victim. Amazing.

  • Keith S

    I saw that “apology” and there was no remorse I could see, other than that she didn’t get away with it. I could be wrong, but I don’t think so.

  • Joher

    She shouldn’t have apologized, defend what you did, stand for yourself

  • Leigh Gate

    You are a disgrace Kathy Griffin. The nerve to try and turn this around to make Kathy the victim. I truly have lost any respect I had for you.

  • Susan Halbert

    Kathy has always pushed the envelope. I’m not surprised she went this far and while it was a violent display of comedy, it’s commensurate with the violent times we’re living in. There are many among us who want to see the “symbolic beheading” of this beast of an administration which includes not only Trump, but also his vile cohorts. She shouldn’t have apologized. I’m disappointed that the liberals didn’t stand behind Kathy. She shouldn’t have caved. She should have stood behind the symbolism of her actions. In this press conference, she is pointing out the fact that our imbecile of a president is cleverly using her actions as a deflection. In typical fashion, the Trump supporters are piling on. With selective memory, they are conveniently ignoring the fact that this POS Trump invited the equally moronic Ted Nugent to the White House. Both Nugent and Trump have made remarks about President Obama, alluding to his death by assassination.

  • Madsxx

    She apologized because the photo completely back fired on her. Even her liberal friends don’t have her back. She’s just trying to save face. But she’s coming across so obnoxious with her crying. Too bad she’s not actually sorry or the least bit sincere.

  • Susan Halbert

    I agree.

  • charlotte mecklenburg

    I saw that. My point was she should not be trying to sue them for bullying now, it’s ridiculous. She should have apologized and let it be. But now to call a press conference and cry that she’s being bullied? It’s ridiculous.

  • OldSilk

    She apologized while rolling her eyes as though it was no big deal. Well, it was a big deal.

  • OldSilk

    Right, while rolling her eyes like Anderson Cooper.

  • OldSilk

    Rosie said she can’t stand him, but that she would never do anything like that.

  • Kee FRIEND Leichtle

    She shouldn’t have to apologize! People are way too sensitive! That photo was only meant for humor and nothing else! She is not planning on going over there and kill Trump and his entire family! Anyone with half an amoeba’s brain would know that pretty much more then half the shit she does and says is for shits and giggles! Everyone is taking the photo way too seriously! She should not have anything to be sorry about! Trump’s an ass who deserves to have people take photos like that! I am not seeing what the big deal is about the photo! All these haters are just overly sensitive people who prefer the vanilla type jokes about happy rainbows and pretty flowers!

  • OldSilk

    The Secret Service paid her a visit too.

  • Kaytee

    I’m not a Trump fan at all but I would have respected her a lot more if she didn’t play the victim card here. You gotta be super daft not to expect fall out from such a controversial photo. Trump’s a turd but he’s still President. I mean, voice your hate all you want but that was unnecessary.