Kathy Griffin Slams Andy Cohen Before CNN’s ‘New Year’s Eve Live’

Kathy Griffin and Andy Cohen.
Shutterstock (2)

No holding again. Kathy Griffin slammed Andy Cohen and stated she received’t watch CNN’s New Yr’s Eve Reside particular to ring in 2023.

“Ugh. Yearly somebody sends me this clip round New Yr’s Eve,” Griffin, 62, wrote by way of Instagram on Saturday, December 31, alongside a video of Cohen speaking to TMZ in 2017.

Within the video, the Watch What Occurs Reside With Andy Cohen host, 54, was requested about changing Griffin on CNN’s year-end particular, however pretended he didn’t know the comic. “Who?” he requested. “I don’t know her.”

In her publish on Saturday, Griffin added: “This man was my boss for years. Determined whether or not or not I labored at Bravo. Are you able to think about seeing your ex boss on TMZ like…this? Ouch! Anyway, I can’t wait to observe Miley [Cyrus] and Dolly [Parton] tonight. 🔥🔥⚡️.”

She additionally included the hashtag, “misogynist.”

The My Life on the D-Record alum hosted alongside Anderson Cooper on the cable information community for 9 years. CNN fired Griffin in Might 2017, days after she posed in a photograph shoot with a bloody severed head meant to seem like President Donald Trump. “We discovered what she did disgusting and offensive,” the community stated in a press release on the time. “We’re happy to see she has apologized and requested that the images be taken down.”

Kathy Griffin Slams Andy Cohen 5 Years After He Replaced Her On CNN's New Year's Eve Broadcast

Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper.
Adam Nemser/Startraks

Cooper, 55, slammed the photograph in a press release on the time however claimed he was nonetheless on good phrases with Griffin. In July 2017, the journalist was requested about their relationship on WWHL. “Yeah, we’re nonetheless associates, and look I stated what I stated about — I didn’t suppose what she stated was acceptable, however I want her the most effective and I hope she bounces again,” he advised Cohen on the time.

Griffin later advised New York Journal that he didn’t attain out to her till the next August, extra three months after the preliminary controversy. She ended their friendship at that time.

Earlier this month, she recalled how her life has modified because the photograph controversy in an op-ed for Newsweek. “I discovered that my previous associates weren’t coming again. Anderson Cooper calling my photograph ‘disgusting’ nonetheless hurts as a result of I actually adored him,” she wrote. “Andy Cohen saying ‘I don’t know her”‘after all of it went down was, and is, painful, as a result of I actually loved my time at Bravo.”

Cohen and Griffin’s feud has been ongoing for years. In July 2019, Griffin took one other jab at Cohen whereas on Good Day New York.

“If he has a talent set, I’d prefer to know what that’s,” the comedian stated of Cohen on the time. “It’s laborious to call one.”

Weeks later, the Actual Housewives govt producer advised USA In the present day that Griffin lies about him. “She’s made up loads of stuff about me previously few years that has simply been unfaithful and unhappy,” Cohen claimed. “I hope she finds some peace.”

A number of of her standup specials aired on Bravo and her actuality sequence, My Life on the D Record, ended after six seasons in 2010.

Whereas Cohen will return for his fifth yr on CNN’s New Yr’s Eve Reside, it is going to be completely different this yr as it is going to be a dry broadcast. Selection reported in November that CNN chairman Chris Licht needed to take alcohol out of the published.

“What [Chris Licht] stated was that he didn’t need the correspondents on the market consuming, however that he needed Anderson and I to do our factor,” Cohen advised The Hollywood Reporter. “So I’m comfortable to do our factor. My solely directive for years on CNN has been to have enjoyable on New Yr’s Eve, and that’s completely what I plan to do.”

Days earlier than the published, Cohen advised Web page Six that he and Cooper received’t be indulging on the air anymore. “We aren’t consuming, however we’re going to have a BLAST,” he stated.