A few public relations experts have publicly indicated that her 2017 publicity stunt which involved her holding a mock severed head of Donald Trump was a career-ending move. All of her remaining 2017 bookings for stand-up comedy appearances canceled her scheduled appearances. Though she apologized after the incident, she later withdrew the apology.
She had a lot of public backlash after she held a mock severed head on Donald Trump. At a news conference, she said blamed Trump despite her own actions, claiming in a teary-eyed manner: "He broke me".
The Examining Atheism blog wrote about Griffin:
|“|| Comedian Kathy Griffin identifies herself as a "complete militant atheist".
If she is representative of militant atheists, the ideological foot soldiers of atheism have backbones of jelly!
- Kathy Griffin needs to do these things to recover from her career-killing Trump 'beheading' stunt, CNBC
- Caralle, Katelyn (April 30, 2018). Kathy Griffin takes back apology for bloody, severed Trump head. Washington Examiner. Retrieved April 30, 2018.
- Blase DiStefano. "Foul-Mouthed and Funny", OutSmart, June 2007. Retrieved on 2007-07-01. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27.
- Teary-eyed militant atheist publicly breaks down and says "He broke me". Militant atheists are such spineless bowls of jelly. The atheist movement is a lost cause, Examining Atheism