“I am no longer sorry, the whole outrage was B.S., the whole thing got so blown out of proportion. I lost everybody – I had Chelsea Clinton tweeting against me!” Griffin complained in an interview with Seven Network in Australia, where she is on tour.
Speaking to the co-host of the net’s program Sunrise, Griffin reminded that even friends like Debra Messing criticized the stunt, adding that, in addition to being fired from CNN’s annual New Year’s Eve special, her U.S. tour got scrubbed when venues got death threats. “These Trump fans are hard-core!” she warned.
When Sunrise host Samantha Armytage mentioned Clinton and Messing are not Trump fans, asking Griffin if she understood they thought the message was “over the line,” Griffin shot back: “You’re full of crap. Stop acting like my little picture is more important than talking about the actual atrocities that the president of the United States is committing.”
“I’ve been talking to Australians who, for the first time, are sayin,g ‘We’re afraid to go to America.’ I never thought I would hear that in my lifetime,” Griffin said.
Griffin kicked off her Taking It Back Tour on Monday, in an interview published by New York Magazine. Among her complaints, she said CNN chief Jeff Zucker had asked her to limit the number of anti-Trump jokes at her most recent New Year’s Eve co-hosting gig for the cable news network.
“Why are people still expecting me to…
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