Why Anderson Cooper Ended His Friendship With Kathy Griffin Over Donald Trump

Anderson Cooper later stated at a few completely different occasions within the weeks after the drama surrounding Kathy Griffin and the picture that the 2 have been nonetheless associates, although he continued to decry the incident. At an occasion in June 2017, he stated, “I stated that […] I did not approve it in any means, and I believe while you’re associates with someone you may say that,” through Bravo TV.

However regardless of what Cooper was saying in public about nonetheless being associates with Griffin, the embattled comedienne wasn’t listening to from him instantly, and that was an enormous a part of the issue when it got here to their relationship. She instructed The Minimize that she’d heard from another folks she’d labored with at CNN because the controversy raged, however Cooper took his time reaching out to her. When he did test in through textual content in August, over two months after the picture first got here out, it feels like Griffin had had sufficient, and he or she instructed him their friendship was over.

In an interview with Howard Stern on his SiriusXM present in 2018, Griffin revealed that they have been nearer after they first grew to become associates, however, “then I believe he is the kind of man who’s into shiny objects, so afterward he wasn’t as into it.”