Musk restores Trump's Twitter account after online poll
Elon Musk has reinstated Donald Trump’s account on Twitter, reversing a ban that has kept the former president off the social media site since a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, as Congress was poised to certify Joe Biden’s election victory.
Kathy Griffin has been suspended from Twitter after impersonating Elon Musk. But she found a way back on.
After Kathy Griffin and other people changed their display names to "Elon Musk," the new Twitter chief tweeted that accounts that engage in impersonation will be permanently suspended.cbsnews.com
Musk threatens to boot Twitter account impersonators
BOSTON — (AP) — Elon Musk tweeted Sunday that Twitter will permanently suspend any account on the social media platform that impersonates another. “Going forward, any Twitter handles engaging in impersonation without clearly specifying “parody” will be permanently suspended,” Musk wrote. Comedian Kathy Griffin had her account suspended Sunday for switching her screen name to Musk. Before the stunt, Bertinelli noted the original purpose of the blue verification checkmark. Musk tweeted late Friday that there was no choice but to cut jobs "when the company is losing over $4M/day."wftv.com
Comedians react with horror at Will Smith's Oscar slap
(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) (Chris Pizzello)NEW YORK — (AP) — Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars provoked intense opinions online, especially from comedians who felt it was an assault on their art. Jane 2,’ can’t wait to see it, all right?” Rock’s reference was made from the 1997 film “G.I. Will Smith, her husband, walked onto the stage and took a swing at Rock with an open palm, generating a loud smack. Smith later won the best actor Oscar; Rock chose not to file a police report. “Will Smith owes Chris Rock a huge apology.wftv.com
Comedians react with horror at Will Smith's Oscar slap
Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars provoked intense opinions online, especially from comedians who felt it was an assault on their art. “Let me tell you something, it’s a very bad practice to walk up on stage and physically assault a comedian,” Kathy Griffin wrote on Twitter. “Now we all have to worry about who wants to be the next Will Smith in comedy clubs and theaters.”news.yahoo.com
Taking sides: Celebrities react to Will Smith slap
Rock was on stage presenting the award for Best Documentary Feature, and made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Jokes are what Chris Rock does. Jokes are what Chris Rock does. And i love GI Jane — Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow) March 28, 2022Actress and director Sophia Bush appeared to see both sides of the conflict, saying, “Violence isn’t ok. '@LiamPayne reacts to the dramatic moment Will Smith hit comedian Chris Rock on stage at the Oscars for making a joke about his wife.wftv.com
Kathy Griffin says she is undergoing surgery for lung cancer
People Kathy Griffin FILE - Comedian Kathy Griffin arrives at the 2018 GQ's Men of the Year Celebration in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Dec. 6, 2018. Griffin has revealed that she is undergoing surgery for lung cancer and her doctors are optimistic she “should be up and running around as usual in a month or less.” The comedian took to Instagram and Twitter Monday to say her cancer is considered stage one and confined to her left lung. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File) (Willy Sanjuan)Kathy Griffin has revealed that she is undergoing surgery for lung cancer and her doctors are optimistic she “should be up and running around as usual in a month or less.”The comedian took to Instagram and Twitter Monday to say her cancer was caught early and confined to her left lung. The surgery will result in half her left lung being removed. Her sister, Joyce Griffin, died of cancer in September 2017 and her mother, Maggie Griffin, died in March 2020 after battling dementia.wftv.com
Kathy Griffin diagnosed with lung cancer
Kathy Griffin diagnosed with lung cancer Kathy Griffin attends the 2019 SXSW Conference And Festival on March 8, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Vivien Killilea/Getty Images, File)Comedian Kathy Griffin revealed Monday that she has been diagnosed with lung cancer. >> Read more trending newsIn a post published Monday morning on social media, Griffin, 60, said she was getting ready to undergo surgery “to have half of my left lung removed.”“Yes, I have lung cancer even though I’ve never smoked!” she wrote. “The doctors are very optimistic as it is stage one and contained to my left lung. Hopefully no chemo or radiation after this and I should have normal function with my breathing.”Check back for updates to this developing story.wftv.com
Is Comedy Dead? New Doc Warns of How PC Culture Is Ruining Comedy
Is comedy dead? We have to be modulated and Im a little worried about it, a little alarmed about things I cannot say. Dave Chappelle's most recent comedy special also came under fire for his controversial jokes. Comedian Shane Gillis was fired from SNL before he even started after his bigoted remarks from a podcast went public. How Jim Gaffigan and Wife Jeannie Found Comfort in Comedy After Her Tumor DiagnosisComedy Icon Carol Burnett Marks 50th Anniversary of Hit Show
Birthday quiz: One mellow guy
November 4: Matthew McConaughey (1969) Others: Sean "Diddy" Combs (1969), Ralph Macchio (1962), Jeff Probst (1962), Kathy Griffin (1960), Markie Post (1950), Laura Bush (1946) and Loretta Swit (1937)Distributed by LAKANA. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.