After a controversial picture, Kathy Griffin’s comedic colleagues are rallying around him, who screamed with critics who thought that the comedian took it too far.
Kathy Griffin has been caught in a firestorm of criticism on the photo published earlier this week, which shows him holding a bloody head like President Trump.
Kathy Griffin apologized to the video about this incident.
But there was nothing to stop that reaction, which came from both conservative and moderate.
CNN fired him as the co-host of the network’s annual New Year Eve program.
“Shazam” host Jamie Foxx told the audience on Thursday night “As you go ahead sometimes as a comedian, beyond the line.”
“I still love Cathy Griffin,” said Foxx. “He went to the line, he will pay for the way he pays for it, and we will go out and we will laugh him again.”
“Do not hit the comedian,” Fox said.
“There are so many people who are actually doing bad things and every time a comedian says anything, says something about peanuts, [people say], ‘you are peanut!’ [A comedian] Some of the dolphins [people say] say, ‘O God, you are a dolphin-shaman.’
We are comics, we are entertaining, we have no meaning. ”
Actor Jim Carrey agrees with this
On Wednesday, at the premiere of the showtime comedy “I’m Dying Up High”, Carey also talked about the controversy with “Entertainment tonight”.
Carey said, “I think it’s the work of a comedian who crosses the line every time, because this line is not real,” said Carey.
“If you get out in that spotlight and you’re doing [trump] then they are doing crazy things, we are the last line of defense. And in reality, the comedians are the last voice of truth in this whole thing.”
Sen. Al Franken, who has gained fame as a comic and cast member on “Saturday Night Live”, told CNN that he would be present with Kathy Griffin in a few weeks of part of a promotional tour for his new book. Is planning.
He said that he believes comic can come back from the controversy.
“Cathy has a friend and she is a fantastic comedian, but there was no business in our public speech,” Franken said.
“And I spoke to him, he has apologized – a real forgiveness, forgiveness, he has actually made a request for forgiveness, and I believe in forgiveness.”
Attorney Lisa Bloom tweeted last night that she would represent Kathy Griffin.
The couple will hold a press conference on Friday, in which the promotion of photos and the “bullying from the trump family”.