UPDATED, 5/31:

After initially defending a photo first posted by TMZ of herself holding Donald Trump's bloodied head, Kathy Griffin has bowed to public pressure and apologized for the act, saying "I sincerely apologize. I went way too far. The image is too disturbing. I understand how it offends people, it wasn't funny, I get it."

Griffin also asked shock jock celebrity photographer Tyler Shields who took the pictures to take them down.

Naturally, Donald Trump weighed in on Twitter, saying that his children were disturbed by the image:

This might be the most united the country has been in a long, long while. If there's one thing America can agree on, apparently, it's bad art.


Kathy Griffin has landed herself in some hot ham water for a viral video in which she holds up the bloodied, fake decapitated head of Donald Trump:

Griffin's video immediately drew backlash, mostly from conservatives but from some liberals too:

Some saw a sliver of humor in the situation:

While Griffin herself defended the choice as artistic freedom and political expression befitting the current climate:


Image via John Salangsang/BFA.com