In a recent YouTube video, 57-year-old comedian Kathy Griffin complained about not being able to find work after she says she was blacklisted by Hollywood for posing with a severed, bloodied head of President Trump.
“I’m getting a lot of online hate from trolls who think I’ve lost my mind. And I am admitting I lost my mind because it’s what made me a star in the first place.
“I’m fully in the middle of a blacklist, a Hollywood blacklist. It is real. I’m not booked on any talk shows. I’m selling tickets worldwide which is really hard when you don’t have any kind of a television platform and kind of nobody has your back… I just want you guys to know that when I get home I don’t have one single day of paid work in front of me…my legal bills are through the roof…I still say the end goal is for younger women and younger LGBT folks or disenfranchised people of any kind can watch me survive, and with a sense of humor.”
Griffin has gotten a great deal of negative media attention since posing with the fake decapitated head of President Trump. Although she apologized immediately after the stunt, she later stated that she was “no longer sorry.”