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CNN Fires Kathy Griffin From New Year’s Show After Donald Trump Beheading Stunt

Variety logo Variety 5/31/2017 Lawrence Yee
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CNN has fired Kathy Griffin from their annual New Year’s Eve program, which she cohosted with anchor Anderson Cooper.

The network just made the announcement via Twitter.

“CNN has terminated our agreement with Kathy Griffin to appear on our New Year’s Eve program,” the CNN Public Relations account tweeted.

The termination comes one day after the comedienne posted a photo and video of her holding a fake severed head of President Donald Trump.

She later apologized for the photo, saying it went too far, and removed it.

More to come …

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