Comedian Kathy Griffin is no longer under federal investigation for a photo of herself posing with a bloody fake head resembling President Donald Trump, she posted on Twitter on Friday.
“TODAY. The @AP has to clarify. I am no longer under federal investigation. The case is closed, I have been completely exonerated. Finally,” Griffin tweeted.
Griffin’s lawyer confirmed that her client was interviewed and being investigated by the United States Secret Service in June. Griffin was also fired by CNN from her job co-hosting the New Year’s Eve show with Anderson Cooper.
Griffin apologized in a press conference at the time and said that the President ‘broke’ her.
‘I don’t think I’m going to have a career after this’, she said. ‘I’ve got to be honest, [Trump] broke me.’
President Trump had criticized the photo on Twitter saying, ‘Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself. My children, especially my 11 year old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this. Sick’