It appears to be a sinking ship over at E! — at least when it comes to Fashion Police. On Thursday evening, Kathy Griffin (real name Kathleen Mary “Kathy” Griffin), officially quit the show, sharing the news on social media. The 54-year-old comedian who replaced Joan Rivers, was quite candid in her lengthy exit stage left letter. In part of her ‘deuces’ letter, she writes:
When I chose to sep into the shoes of my beloved friend Joan Rivers at Fashion Police, I was thrilled to continue her legacy as a woman being brash and eccentric on television. I am a freedom-loving female and gay rights activist who loves to find the funny in all people, attitudes, believes, and appearances, but only when the context permits intelligent humor.
I thought that I could bring my brand of humor to Fashion Police so that beautiful people in beautiful dresses could be teased when appropriate.
[READ THE COMPLETE STATEMENT ON THE NEXT PAGE.]