“Kathy… f— them them. F— them all,” Baldwin, 59,
The two-time Emmy-winning actor likened the situation Griffin is going through to a political controversy he dealt with in 1998 — when he joked about then-Rep. Henry Hyde on Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
“Kathy… baby… I’ve been there,”
Indeed, many members of the GOP including Trump slammed Griffin after the photo came out —saying the 56-year-old jokester “should be ashamed of herself” for the photo, taken by celebrity photographer Tyler Shields.
“My children, especially my 11 year old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this,” Trump tweeted Wednesday morning. Sick!”
First Lady Melania Trump even gave a rare statement,
Griffin has apologized for the photo twice — first on Tuesday,
“I don’t think I will have a career after this,” she said while crying, adding that the Trumps’ alleged bullying has led to her being vilified, receiving death threats and
The photo stunt has already cost Griffin multiple gigs, including her job hosting
While many liberals —
According to Griffin, the photo was intended to be in protest of Trump’s sexist words to journalist Megyn Kelly during a 2016 Republican presidential debate, in which he said the former Fox News host had “blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever” when she asked him about his past comments regarding women.
“I’m always going to stick up for a woman who I feel is being demeaned,” Griffin said of Kelly on Fridy, adding that she was being targeted by the president because she is a woman.
“This wouldn’t be happening to a guy. It’s a woman thing,” she said. “It’s coming directly from the President of the United States to a 56-year-old comedienne. He picked me. I’m the easiest target. I’m a D-list comedian.”
“But I didn’t grab anybody’s you-know-what,” she added, referencing Trump’s “grab them by the p—-” Access Hollywood tape.