After facing public scrutiny for her controversial photo, Kathy Griffin is still feeling the backlash for her regrettable decision. The comedian and actress has been known to stretch the bar with her lewd comments and comedic attacks against some celebrities, which actually led to her being banned from certain talk shows.
Still, Griffin was a hot commodity and had a loyal fan base, who applauded the actress for her honesty and compared her to the late Joan Rivers.
Unfortunately, it seems that Griffin may have gone a bit too far this time. After posting a photo of what appeared to be the severed head of President Donald Trump, Griffin received harsh criticism, with even the president and his family commenting on the photo. Even though Griffin made the photo in response to a remark Trump made toward journalist Megyn Kelly, her intentions fell on deaf ears. Griffin has pleaded for forgiveness, but it doesn't seem to be enough.
The actress is now claiming she has been blacklisted in Hollywood, and no one will hire her. Griffin is currently on her world tour but states that when she returns to America, she will not have one single paying job waiting for her. After posting the controversial photo on her social media page, Griffin was dropped as the spokesperson for Squatty Potty and lost her impending gig with friend Anderson Cooper for CNN's New Year's Eve's broadcast.
"For the record, I am appalled by the photo shoot Kathy Griffin took part in. It is clearly disgusting and completely inappropriate," Cooper said in response to Griffin's photo.
Griffin held a press conference with her attorney Lisa Bloom, stating she never meant for the picture to be taken as a threat of violence against Trump and that the first family was trying to ruin her life forever. Griffin also stated that she was under investigation by the justice department and was put on Interpol's "no fly" list.
"I just want you guys to know that when I get home I don't have one single day of paid work in front of me ... my legal bills are through the roof ... I still say the end goal is for younger women and younger LGBT folks or disenfranchised people of any kind can watch me survive, and with a sense of humor," she remarked during her tour.
It was reported that Griffin has sold her Hollywood Hills home she has been an occupant of since 2004 after it spent a year on the market.