The Watch What Occurs Reside host mentioned their rift — which escalated when he was tapped to host CNN’s New 12 months’s Eve Reside alongside Anderson Cooper after Griffin was fired for posing with a masks of President Donald Trump‘s bloodied head — on Howard Stern‘s SiriusXM present Wednesday.
Griffin, 57, felt blacklisted by Hollywood after the incident however is now headlining a profitable comedy tour, aptly named Snicker Your Head Off.
“You realize what, by the way in which, she’s like promoting out all these venues,” Cohen, 49, stated within the interview. “She’s having an enormous — she likes to have a comeback, she loves publicity. All the pieces’s good for her.”
“Do you are feeling utilized in a approach?” requested Stern, 64. “Sure, you bought the job on CNN, however why shouldn’t you get that job?”
“You realize what, if you happen to put it that approach — I received the job on CNN, I’m on Bravo all these hours — I get it. So, hate me. I’ll be that man for you, if it makes you content and provides you peace. I’m simply not going to take it on,” Cohen stated. “I’m at peace. I’m a lover, not a fighter.”
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What occurred between the 2 stars? Again in October, Cohen quipped to TMZ that he didn’t know who Griffin was.
Griffin fired again on Twitter, declaring that the celebs have recognized one another for years. (Her actuality present, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D Listing, ran for six seasons from 2005-10 on Bravo, the place Cohen was beforehand the pinnacle of improvement.)
“Even when it’s on tape, there are doubters? He’s NOT kidding w paps,” she stated. “Was my boss for 10 years. Handled me like a canine. Deeply misogynistic.”
The following day, Griffin launched a 17-minute lengthy YouTube video titled Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story, concentrating on each Cohen and TMZ founder Harvey Levin, whom she accused of being complicit in quieting scandals surrounding Harvey Weinstein, claiming each males “actually simply dwell to take ladies down.”
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Within the video, Griffin alleged Cohen requested her if she needed to do cocaine earlier than appearances on WWHL. Cohen denied the accusation, tweeting, “I’m utterly surprised by this story. It’s 100% false and completely made up,.”
Of their time working collectively, a supply advised PEOPLE that Griffin “was once the face of Bravo, and he or she realized he threatened that after he grew to become extra of a front-of-the-camera star.”