Comedian Kathy Griffin, who dropped the "F" word live while co-hosting CNN’s New Year’s Eve special with Anderson Cooper, has been dropped from the network’s future New Year’s broadcasts, reports Rob Shuter at Popeater.com.
Shuter quoted a CNN "insider" as telling him, "She was a total embarrassment to the network that calls themselves ‘The Most Trusted Name in News.’ Even Anderson thinks it’s time to say goodbye to Kathy."
This was the second time Griffin, who has co-hosted three New Year’s Eve show’s with Cooper, ran afoul of the network’s standards and practices folks. During the 2008 telecast, she also made a controversial comment.
To see a video of Griffin dropping an F-bomb on this year’s show, click here.
— Allison J. Waldman