‘Nobody Feels Bad For You’: Twitter Reacts to Kathy Griffin’s Trump Photo Press Conference


bloom griffinedited

Earlier today, comedian Kathy Griffin held a press conference to address the backlash she’s faced over her graphic photo featuring a model of President Donald Trump’s severed head. Following the image’s release earlier this week, Griffin faced widespread outrage — including condemnation from the Trump family — which resulted in her losing her CNN New Year’s Eve hosting gig.

At the presser, lawyer Lisa Bloom said that the picture was a parody of Trump’s own sexist remarks while making the case that Griffin has been the victim of targeted bullying by the president. Griffin claimed that she has received death threats over the photo while exclaiming that Trump had broken her, killing her career in the process.

Well, as you’d expect, Twitter was all over this, and we saw all kinds of reaction.

Conservatives had a lot of thoughts on the event. A lot:

Some members of the media weighed in on the substance of the presser:

We also got some good old fashioned snark:

Jim Carrey, who came to Griffin’s defense earlier this week, had jokes:

Keith Olbermann felt the whole thing was beneficial for Trump, invoking Russia in the process:

And there were those who were complimentary of the presser:

[image via screengrab]

Follow Justin Baragona on Twitter: @justinbaragona

Have a tip we should know? tips@mediaite.com

Filed Under: