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Anderson Cooper Speaks Out About Kathy Griffin's Controversial Donald Trump Photos

Anderson Cooper is speaking out again about his friend Kathy Griffin and her photo shoot where it showed her holding a decapitated head that resembled President Donald Trump.

“She and I have been friends for a long time and I want nothing but good things for her,” Anderson told USA Today. “I don’t want anybody’s career to be destroyed because they do something unfortunate and inappropriate, but yeah, I thought what she did was inappropriate…You know, I think I said that I thought it was completely inappropriate and I didn’t approve it in any way, and I think when you’re friends with somebody, you can say that.”

Anderson previously spoke out against the photos when they were first published.

Kathy Griffin Fired From CNN's New Year's Eve Show

Kathy Griffin will no longer head up CNN’s New Year’s Eve coverage.

The network just announced on social media that the 56-year-old comedian has been fired following her controversial photo shoot in which she held the fake decapitated head of President Donald Trump.

Kathy came under fire for the Tyler Shields shoot and was condemned by everyone from Chelsea Clinton to Trump himself, who said she “should be ashamed of herself.”

Even her friend and CNN co-host Anderson Cooper said he was “appalled” by it.

“CNN has terminated our agreement with Kathy Griffin to appear on our New Year’s Eve program,” CNN tweeted.

Kathy Griffin's Friend Anderson Cooper Is 'Appalled' by Her Trump Photo Shoot

Anderson Cooper is breaking his silence on close friend Kathy Griffin‘s graphic photo shoot where she beheads President Donald Trump.

The 49-year-old CNN anchor has taken to Twitter to slam the “inappropriate” shoot.

‘For the record, I am appalled by the photo shoot Kathy Griffin took part in. It is clearly disgusting and completely inappropriate,” Anderson tweeted.

After receiving tons of backlash, Kathy apologized for the shoot saying that she “went too far.”

Anderson and Kathy have been hosting CNN’s New Year’s Eve Live special since 2007, and the network has yet to comment if she will return this year.

Anderson Cooper & Partner Benjamin Maisani Share Selfies From Venice Vacay!

Anderson Cooper and his partner Benjamin Maisani are spending their holiday weekend abroad!

The longtime couple jetted to Venice, Italy for the long weekend and it looks like they’re having a great time.

Anderson took to his Instagram to share several photos in front of the Venice canals!

Benjamin in Venice…. Why is he making me go to every single museum?” he captioned a solo shot of Benjamin.

Anderson jokingly added, “He is the art expert….I’m the complainer who wants to take naps.”

Check out their cute photos below…

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