KathyGriffin http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/4650/all en Hollywood Bullies Against Bullying? http://mrc.org/bozells-column/hollywood-bullies-against-bullying <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The new mobilization against teen bullying could have been a moment of national unity. Instead, a teen suicide tragedy offered too rich a rhetorical opportunity. It was not a suicide. It was a murder - by conservatives opposing the gay agenda. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="text-align: left; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; text-decoration: none; border: medium none;"><p>America was horrified by the story that erupted in the national news, that Rutgers college freshman Tyler Clementi threw himself off a bridge because his new roommate used a webcam to tape a homosexual encounter in which he'd engaged. Media outlets quickly dispatched their cavalry to find the experts to explain why America is a land of incessant bullying. </p><p>The<i> if</i> is no longer debatable. We're on to the <i>why.</i> </p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/hollywood-bullies-against-bullying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division BrentBozell KathyGriffin RosieO'Donnell SarahSilverman Sat, 09 Oct 2010 12:24:00 +0000 admin 4817 at http://mrc.org Trifecta of Distortion: Kathy Griffin, Wanda Sykes, Lance Bass Blame Conservatives for Gay Teen Suicides http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/trifecta-distortion-kathy-griffin-wanda-sykes-lance-bass-blame-conservatives-gay-teen-su <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alex-fitzsimmons">Alex Fitzsimmons</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"> <object width="240" height="194"><param name="movie" value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdSUVrvk4z&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /> <embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdSUVrvk4z&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" allowfullscreen="true" width="240" height="194"></embed></object></div><p>Are religious leaders, conservative activists, and Jim DeMint responsible for the deaths of gay teenagers?</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/trifecta-distortion-kathy-griffin-wanda-sykes-lance-bass-blame-conservatives-gay-teen-su" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert bullying CNN GayRights KathyGriffin LarryKingLive liberalmediabias WandaSykes Wed, 06 Oct 2010 21:05:00 +0000 36752 at http://mrc.org Bravo's Kathy Griffin tells 'The View' Co-Host Hasselbeck to 'Suck It' http://mrc.org/articles/bravos-kathy-griffin-tells-view-co-host-hasselbeck-suck-it <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/melissa-afable">Melissa Afable</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Kathy Griffin recently proved that she is a “D-list” comedian.</p> <br /> <p >Bravo's “My Life on the D-List” star made headlines in the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/07/21/kathy-griffin-to-elisabet_n_654181.html" />Huffington Post</a> and <a href="http://www.eonline.com/uberblog/marc_malkin/b191221_kathy_griffin_hasselbeck_lighten_up.html" />E! online</a> after telling "View" co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck to “suck it” in response to Hasselbeck's “scum” rebuke.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/bravos-kathy-griffin-tells-view-co-host-hasselbeck-suck-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Politics ElisabethHasselbeck KathyGriffin pimp politicalfamilies prostitute ScottBrown TheView Thu, 22 Jul 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28948 at http://mrc.org CNN Reporter Dana Bash Laughs as Kathy Griffin Calls Scott Brown's Daughters 'Prostitutes' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-reporter-dana-bash-laughs-kathy-griffin-calls-scott-browns-daughters-prostitutes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"> <object height="194" width="240"><param name="movie" value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdZuaGnz8z&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /> <embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdZuaGnz8z&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" allowfullscreen="true" height="194" width="240"></embed></object></div><p>On her Bravo TV show Tuesday night, left-wing comedian Kathy Griffin referred to Sen.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-reporter-dana-bash-laughs-kathy-griffin-calls-scott-browns-daughters-prostitutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert Bravo CNN DanaBash JohnKing KathyGriffin liberalmediabias ScottBrown Thu, 15 Jul 2010 16:19:00 +0000 36350 at http://mrc.org Griffin Appears on 'Joy Behar' to Discuss Her Televised Pap Smear http://mrc.org/cnnheadlinenews/griffin-appears-joy-behar-discuss-her-televised-pap-smear <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-knoploh">Sarah Knoploh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Comedian Kathy Griffin tried to sell her latest stunt, a poolside pap smear filmed for her show “My Life on the D List,” as a way to show young women the test is no big deal. But based on her April 15 appearance on “The Joy Behar Show,” it's simply an excuse to crack crass jokes and describe “bedazzled” intimate body parts. Unsurprisingly, Behar eagerly added to the obscenities.   </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/cnnheadlinenews/griffin-appears-joy-behar-discuss-her-televised-pap-smear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CNNHeadlineNews JoyBehar KathyGriffin MyLifeontheD-List TheJoyBeharShow Fri, 16 Apr 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 29073 at http://mrc.org The NBCs of Blasphemy http://mrc.org/articles/nbcs-blasphemy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/robert-knight">Robert Knight</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Apparently, blaspheming Jesus Christ won't keep you from moving up from the “D-List” to the “A-list,” at least on NBC. </p> <br /> <p >The Peacock network will feature foul-mouthed Bravo Network comedienne Kathy Griffin as co-host with Matt Lauer for a two-hour <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Dateline</i> <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">NBC </i>show at 7 p.m. preceding the one-hour Golden Globe Awards news conference this Sunday.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nbcs-blasphemy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education Dateline GoldenGlobeAwards KathyGriffin NBC Thu, 10 Jan 2008 05:00:00 +0000 admin 28423 at http://mrc.org Winners and Losers of 2007 http://mrc.org/articles/winners-and-losers-2007 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; For <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">America</st1:place></st1:country-region>'s celebrity-watching media, 2007 was the Year of Spears, about which we should breathe a sigh of relief that Western civilization survived. The year began with increasingly erratic Britney Spears popping in and out of rehab stints. Then she shaved her head in the spring, a move that screamed that the pop star's moves were more crazy than calculated by publicists.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/winners-and-losers-2007" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Media abc BarryBonds baseball BritneySpears CharlieBrownChristmas hollywood JamieLynnSpears JimBelushi KathyGriffin WaldenMedia Fri, 28 Dec 2007 05:00:00 +0000 admin 27565 at http://mrc.org Kathy Griffin's Unfunny Jesus Joke http://mrc.org/articles/kathy-griffins-unfunny-jesus-joke <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Nearly everyone with a television can make jokes about TV awards shows, especially the speech-making. How many times have people made the hoariest jokes about thanking the “little people,” or mimicking Sally Field's Oscar speech: “You like me! You really like me!” But Kathy Griffin, the comedienne with the self-satirizing <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">My Life on the D-List</i> show on that D-list network Bravo, took the ritual to a new low when she won an Emmy for Outstanding Reality Program.</p> <br /> <p >She mocked Jesus Christ.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/kathy-griffins-unfunny-jesus-joke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Bravo Emmyawards jesus KathyGriffin profanity Vulgarity Fri, 14 Sep 2007 04:00:00 +0000 admin 27677 at http://mrc.org