Trump tweets Kathy Griffin 'should be ashamed of herself' after provocative photo shoot

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that comedian Kathy Griffin “should be ashamed of herself” after a provocative photo shoot.

“Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself. My children, especially my 11 year old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this. Sick!,” Trump tweeted.

The controversial photo showed Griffin holding a gory, Trump-like prop head. The photo was met with widespread backlash after it was published by TMZ on Tuesday.

The backlash prompted an apology from Griffin, who said she will ask the photographer from the shoot to take down the image.

“I sincerely apologise,” Griffin said in a video on Twitter. “I went way too far. The image is too disturbing. I understand how it offends people, it wasn’t funny, I get it.”

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