Kathy Griffin lost her job at CNN after participating in a photo shoot with Donald Trump’s head earlier this year, but she conceives the stunt has also resulted in her being blacklisted by Hollywood after she had a speaking offer rescinded.
She shared screenshots of various emails between her and her former publicist Steve, who was trying to coordinate Griffin to deliver opening remarks at the Hollywood Reporter Power 100 Women in Entertainment breakfast.
“I’ve attended this event numerous times, including last year when they honored Megyn Kelly( and yeah…I playfully turned her the fledgling when she continued to praise Trump ), ” Griffin wrote. “I was honored to FINALLY have my chance to make the mic at an happen I revered and to address my peers directly.”
The original volunteer came in on Sept. 26, and several days later Steve assured Griffin that he was still working to secure the speaking gig. But by Oct. 12, the Hollywood Reporter was no longer offering her the gig. According to Steve’s email, “They are very supportive of you and crave you to do something at another happen, “says hes” perfectly went overboard and too long w/ people speaking.”
Griffin took the rescinded offer as a indicate that she was being blacklisted in Hollywood for her controversial photo shoot.
“I can’t help but make this as another moment where Hollywood is blacklisting a woman and silencing her, ” Griffin wrote. “After decades of hard work in this industry, it’s my opinion that this is not right nor justified. Yeah, I made one photo holding up a children’s Halloween Trump mask with ketchup on it…so what? How’s that professed cruelty works out for you now in light of a possible impending nuclear devastation? ”
Posted by Kathy Griffin on Monday, October 16, 2017
She reputes the incident--and the lack of public support--has effectively killed her career, and while she doesn’t believe that she’ll have “one single epoch of paid project ahead of me in the United States for the rest of my life, ” she pledged to fight for those who didn’t have voices.
“In any acces possible, I will of course continue to supporter those without articulates and all those people who disenfranchised, with the hope of being able to do my job, ” she said.
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