Kathy Griffin stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Monday, the place the actress and comic, who remains to be recovering from lung cancer surgery she had again in August, talked about how she has gone from being cancelled to appearing in the new season of HBO Max’s dark comedy, Search Social gathering.
“So you guys know I’m canceled, right? Like, I was like, cancelled cancelled,” Griffin stated. “And so I’m very slowly getting un-cancelled. And what I think is funny is that people are kinda like afraid of me now and all that stuff. And you know that guy Paul Gosar made a video, and I was back in the news again? So anyway, so I think I’m gonna get un-cancelled. I think I’m an actress again, guys.”
Griffin received backlash in 2017 after posing with a likeness of then-President Donald Trump’s severed head. She was among those who compared her harsh repercussions to what Arizona Consultant Paul Gosar has or hasn’t confronted, after he posted a video showing himself threatening President Joe Biden, and killing New York Consultant Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Griffin, who shall be enjoying a conspiracy theorist on Search Party when it returns for a fifth and last season in January, additionally has her new present’s younger-skewing viewers to thank for her comeback.
“Apparently, the young kids don’t know that I’m a ‘terrorist,’” Griffin stated, utilizing finger quotes. “You know the MAGAs think I’m a terrorist. They don’t even know that stuff, they watch the TikTok.”
Now that she says her “un-cancelling” is underway, Griffin had somebody very particular to thank: Jimmy Kimmel.
“By the way, you are really, really, of the people I can count on one hand that rejected my cancellation,” Griffin stated, to which Kimmel replied: “Yes, it was ridiculous.”
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