Squatty Potty, a Utah-based bathroom products company, said in a statement Tuesday that it has suspended an ad campaign featuring Griffin.
A publicist for Shields did not respond to a request for comment.
He doesn't know who Kathy Griffin is and the head she was holding resembled his dad,' one source said. Griffin apologized on Tuesday for posting the video following a furious backlash and a hint at an investigation by the U. She also posted a video promising to remove the offending image after she was lambasted by all sides of the political spectrum, including Chelsea Clinton. ' 'It's sad that the left today would rather see America suffer and fail than to see it succeed with @real Donald Trump at the helm.
The president lashed out at Kathy Griffin on Wednesday morning, saying she 'should be ashamed of herself' for posting video of the photo shoot on social media.'My children, especially my 11 year old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this. But the apology was not enough to stop the army of critics, both Trump supporters and Democrats from attacking Griffin on social media for the outrageous stunt. #maga' The Secret Service - while not citing the video or image - chose this tome to remind its followers on Twitter that the agency monitors social media and took any threats against the president very seriously In another tweet he demanded to know if CNN would keep Griffin on the air after the stunt. Meanwhile on Twitter @nancygolliday said 'Parading beheading of POTUS makes @kathygriffing a terrorist and an enemy of the state.
Donald Trump's 11-year-old son Barron reportedly saw his father's severed head on television, courtesy of a shock-value photo shoot starring D-list comedian Kathy Griffin, and thought it was real. Griffin, an outspoken opponent of Trump who is best known for presenting the New Year's Eve countdown with Anderson Cooper on CNN, is seen holding the head, which is slathered in fake blood.
First lady Melania Trump said that '[a]s a mother, a wife, and a human being, that photo is very disturbing.''When you consider some of the atrocities happening in the world today, a photo opportunity like this is simply wrong and makes you wonder about the mental health of the person who did it.'People close to the Trump family told TMZ that Barron panicked at the make-believe sight of his beheaded dad and screamed for his mother Melania.'He's 11. The controversial entertainer tweeted: 'I am sorry. I was wrong.' In the video Griffin is seen slowly raising Trump's head during a photo shoot with infamous photographer Tyler Shields. During footage of the shoot, posted on her own official website, Griffin said: 'Tyler and I are not afraid to make images that make noise.'The shocking images quickly set social media alight, with many calling for her to be locked up for supposedly 'threatening' the president. also got in on the act, attacking Griffin for posing with a severed fake head resembling his father, saying it was 'disgusting but not surprising.'This is the left today. 'Imagine a conservative did this to Obama as POTUS?
In a post on his Twitter account Wednesday morning, the president says, "My children, especially my 11-year-old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this. " Griffin has apologized, saying that the brief video was "too disturbing" and wasn't funny. "I sincerely apologize." CNN announced midday on Wednesday that it had cut ties with Griffin, who has appeared during the network's New Year's Eve coverage.
According to reports, the standup comedian was interviewed in-person by Secret Service for over an hour in an ongoing investigation stemming from the release of her photo posing with a fake decapitated head resembling Trump.
Kathy Griffin's press conference accusing President Donald Trump of "bullying" her garnered little - or zero - sympathy from conservatives and liberals alike on social media Friday morning.
The comedian cried and joked her way through the minute-and-a-half speech, in which she addressed the controversial photos of her holding a decapitated Trump head and the "death threats" she said she has received since.
Ultimately, Griffin accused Trump and his family of trying to ruin her life over a bad joke she's already apologized for, but based on reactions pouring in on Twitter, no one feels all that bad for her. And I apologized because it was the right thing to do, and I meant it." Griffin used the terms "mob mentality" to describe the large-scale backlash she's faced since the photo was released, but the backlash appears to have only intensified.