Kathy Griffin unexpectedly severed ties with her attorney, Lisa Bloom, over the weekend, but the comedian has come forward to explain why she axed her.
In an interview with the Daily Beast, Griffin recalled the disastrous June 2 press conference she participated in with Bloom to address her controversial Donald Trump “severed head” photo. Hours after the much-maligned event, Griffin participated in a conference call with Bloom, her entertainment lawyer and her First Amendment lawyer, as well as Braden Pollock, who is Bloom’s husband and the manager of her firm.
“Lisa said, ‘Kathy, I don’t like it that you’re the only other woman on this call and you’re not speaking up for me,’” Griffin recounted to The Daily Beast. “And I’m like, ‘Are you f–king kidding me? After everything I’ve been through, you’re gonna try to play the f–king feminist card with me? … Are you f–king nuts? It doesn’t work that way. I don’t have your back on this one at all.’”
Griffin also claimed Bloom has repeatedly called her and her manager-boyfriend Randy Bick, but Bloom denied Griffin’s claims in an email response to the publication.
Read more at the New York Post.