Kathy Griffin Says She Was Taking ‘a Lot of Valium’ After Trump Photo Scandal Leading to Overdose

Kathy Griffin is becoming genuine about how the aftermath from presenting with a bloodied reproduction of previous President Donald Trump’s head impacted her wellbeing.

Depicting the repercussions from the photograph in a Newsweek commentary, she referred to it as “an eradication,” composing that it reached the place where she wouldn’t leave her home for quite a long time. “I began taking any solution pill I could get my hands on. I was taking a great deal of Valium, which is extremely habit-forming, and Xanax,” the comic, 62, said.


“I then ingested too much June 25, 2020 and went to the clinic on one of those mental holds.” Following the 2017 occurrence, Griffin was terminated from co-facilitating CNN’s New Year’s Eve exceptional, examined by the Mystery Administration, put on a “No-Fly” rundown, and saw a large number of her stand-up gigs dropped and television potential open doors disappear.

She composed that things started to develop as she understood a large number “lifelong companions” like Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper were removing themselves, alongside the expanded reaction from dissidents and traditionalists. “It was simply a lot for me,” she expressed.


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In spite of the fact that she can downplay what is going on, stating, “I share all the more practically speaking with Britney Lances and Kanye West than I at any point needed to,” she communicated that she looked for and is as yet going through treatment. “I got the assistance I really wanted. What’s more, presently I go to AA, despite the fact that I’m a pill young lady,” she composed.

She euphorically portrayed her previous battles in a comedic video on her 62nd birthday in November. “I’m long term youthful today! Her [sic] I’m strolling contrary to the natural flow as I have done for what seems like forever. :),” she composed close by a video of her attempting to snap a photo in the breeze.

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