LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Kathy Griffin says she knew her new photo shoot with Tyler Shields would “make noise.”
Griffin appears in a photo posted online Tuesday holding what looks like President Donald Trump’s bloody, severed head. Many on Twitter called for the comedian to be jailed.
Griffin tells photographer Tyler Shields in a video on his Twitter page Tuesday that they will have to move to Mexico to avoid federal prison for their latest collaboration.
She described the project as an “artsy fartsy statement” on Instagram and says she does not condone causing harm to others.
Publicists for Griffin did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Associated Press. A message sent to Shields through his website was not immediately returned.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin condemned Griffin’s video by releasing this statement in a Facebook post,
“No one should be shocked at the sick audacity of sick characters. Kathy is a hurting individual. She needs help. Can you imagine if the subject of such an outrageous visual was a liberal? Obviously, media would be unhinged and uncontained in response.”
Griffin says she has deleted the video and said she went “too far” in a video released on Tuesday night.
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