Kathy Griffin is free and clear.
The comedian announced via a tweet Friday that she had been “exonerated” and is no longer being investigated after her photo of a decapitated President Trump sparked widespread backlash.
“I am no longer under federal investigation,” she posted on Twitter. “The case is closed, I have been completely exonerated. Finally.”
Griffin came under fire in May after she shared a photo of her holding a bloodied mask resembling a beheaded President Trump.
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Alongside the image she wrote, “I caption this ‘There was blood coming out of his eyes, blood coming out of his… whatever.”
Shortly after the photo went viral and led to massive outrage, the 56-year-old comedian issued an apology admitting that her stunt “went too far.”
“I am just now seeing the reaction of these images. I’m a comic. I crossed the line,” she said in a video message. “I move the line, then I cross it. I went way too far with it.”
“I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my career. I will continue,” she continued. “I’ve asked your forgiveness. Taking down the image. … And I beg for your forgiveness. I went too far. I made a mistake and I was wrong.”
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Despite her apology, the “Shrek: Forever After” actress was fired from CNN, where she covered New Year’s Eve celebrations with Anderson Cooper.
Cooper, however, stood by Griffin saying on Andy Cohen’s “Watch What Happens Live” Tuesday that he and Griffin were “still friends” and he wishes her the best.”
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