Kathy Griffin

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Quotes (27)

  • Kathy: (about Jessica Simpson) Little Jessie is the only celebrity who has ever told me, "You can say whatever you want about me. I don't care. I just think you're funny!" She knows how to laugh at herself. Her dad is weird, though, and he keeps getting weirder.

  • Kathy: (during her Emmy speech) A lot of people come up here and thank Jesus for this award. I want you to know that no one had less to do with this award than Jesus. Suck it, Jesus. This award is my God now!

  • Kathy: I speak fluent gay. I took two years in high school and it just stuck.

  • Kathy: I can say whatever I want. So do not bring the kids. It's definitely rated R.

  • Kathy: (on the A-list Awards) So here's my plan. I'm going to say offensive things until I get fired.

  • Kathy: I was raised right - I talk about people behind their backs.

  • Kathy: When I check in for a flight, they still say, 'Ms. Gifford.' They think I'm Kathie Lee Gifford, but Frank is not my type.

  • Kathy: (on what she wanted for Christmas from her billionaire boyfriend, Steve Wozniak) I want an island. I want a town actually. I want him to get me a town. And I was actually thinking New York City would be a good town.

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Trivia (63)

  • In 2008, Kathy won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program in her work on Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List.

  • Despite rumors in late July 2008, Kathy's rep denies that Kathy's assistant and co-star on My Life on the D-List, Jessica Zajicek, has quit her job.

  • On June 17, 2008, Kathy Griffin released a comedy album titled For Your Consideration, created exclusively for the purpose of gaining a Grammy nomination.

  • Kathy has played in the World Poker Tour for the Face to Face: National Domestic Violence Project charity.

  • Kathy claims she was banned from appearing on The Tonight Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and The View.

  • After her various TV guest spots, Kathy began gaining notice as a stand-up comedienne and landed her own HBO Half Hour Comedy Special. In 1998, HBO gave Kathy her own one-hour special, A Hot Cup of Talk.

  • According to her brothers, as a kid Kathy would circulate among the guests at parties and tell jokes.

  • Kathy was considered as a possible replacement co-host on The View.

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