Kathy Griffin Photo Fallout: More Venues Cancel Performances


The fallout over a sketch in that Kathy Griffin acted with a bloodied, severed “head” of President Donald Trump continued this week as some-more venues on her cross-country comedy debate pulled a block on her scheduled performances.

According to a report from TMZ, 5 venues on Griffin’s “Celebrity Run-In Tour” have now canceled a comedian’s arriving appearances.

Cancelations embody scheduled performances during California’s Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Center and a Sunset Center in Carmel, a Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a St. George Theatre in Staten Island, New York, and a State Theater in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

“The Kathy Griffin opening scheduled for Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 has been canceled,” a New York venue wrote on a Facebook page Thursday. “The St. George Theatre does not validate a actions or beliefs of any of a performers, and Ms. Griffin’s new actions have exceedingly indifferent a ability to perform a goal as a non-profit entertainment portion a Staten Island community.”

“Please note: After clever care of new events and for a reserve of a patrons, Kathy Griffin’s Nov 3rd opening has been cancelled,” a State Theatre in New Jersey wrote on a possess Facebook page.

Both locations offering full refunds to business who had purchased tickers for a events.

Another New Jersey venue, Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, told TMZ that it had perceived a fusillade of calls about Griffin’s print incident, though had not nonetheless done a preference on either to pierce brazen with a show.

The cancelations come as a fallout continues over a photograph of Griffin taken during a fire with L.A.-based photographer Tyler Shields this week in that a 56-year-old My Life on a D-List star acted with a bloody column conduct meant to resemble that of a president.

The sketch fast went viral Tuesday morning and drew responses from both the president and First Lady Melania Trump, a latter of whom called a picture “very disturbing” and “simply wrong.” The U.S. Secret Service also reportedly non-stop an review into a resources surrounding a print shoot.

On Wednesday, Griffin was fired from her purpose on CNN’s New Year’s Eve Live broadcast, that she has co-hosted with a network’s anchor, Anderson Cooper, given 2007. Griffin also mislaid out on an promotion understanding with toilet reserve association Squatty Potty.


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