Kathy Griffin dumped by Squatty Potty, lambasted by Trump family over photo with bloody head

Kathy Griffin dumped by Squatty Potty, lambasted by Trump family over photo with bloody head

by Fox Entertainment By Stephanie NolascoFox News   Kathy Griffin’s attempt at a joke proved to be no laughing matter. President Donald Trump responded to the 56-year-old comedienne’s recent photo shoot with controversial photographer Tyler Shields where she’s depicted holding a bloodied mask of the 70-year-old: Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself. My children, especially my 11 year old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this. Sick! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 31, 2017 Disgusting but not surprising. This is the left today. They consider this acceptable. Imagine a conservative did this to Obama as POTUS? https://t.co/QdghcbIjS7 — Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) May 30, 2017   Related: 5-movies-unveiled-at-cannes-film-festival-that-youll-really-want-to-see   Squatty Potty announced Wednesday that it has cut ties with Griffin. Related: host-faces-blowback-maher-slammed-after-using-racial-slur-during-show “We were shocked and disappointed to learn about the image Ms. Griffin shared today, it was deeply inappropriate and runs contrary to the core values our company stands for,” wrote CEO Bobby Edwards in a statement sent to Fox News. “In response, Squatty Potty has suspended its ad campaign featuring Ms. Griffin. We have acted swiftly and decisively to demonstrate our commitment to a culture of decency, civility, and tolerance.” KATHY GRIFFIN APOLOGIZES FOR PHOTO SHOOT The company previously announced its partnership with Griffin on May 10 and launched a commercial featuring the spokeswoman. Squatty Potty, which designs bathroom products, is a small family business based in Utah that was previously featured on “Shark Tank” and is well-known for its viral social media ad campaigns. Edwards revealed the company has sold more than four million products in the U.S. to date. On it! @SecretService has a...
WHAT IS ‘COVFEFE?’ Trump’s Cryptic Tweet Mystifies, Amuses Web

WHAT IS ‘COVFEFE?’ Trump’s Cryptic Tweet Mystifies, Amuses Web

by Fox News Trump tweets ‘covfefe,’ causes Twitter frenzy   What is covfefe? President Trump’s tweet stumps the internet The investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election took a backseat Wednesday morning to a more pressing mystery: Who or what is “covfefe”? President Trump tweeted the word just after midnight as part of a since-deleted message ostensibly decrying the media’s coverage of his administration. “Despite the constant negative press covfefe,” Trump wrote in a tweet that received more than 100,000 retweets and 100,000 likes before being deleted. But what appeared to be a simple typo – albeit one that took until 5:30 a.m. to be detected and removed – became the No. 1 Twitter trend and an instant meme for the night owls of social media. Related: london-bridge–police-respond-to-reports-of-people-hit-with-van-on-landmark-gunfire Comedian Jimmy Kimmel lamented: “What makes me saddest is that I know I’ll never write anything funnier than #covfefe.” what makes me saddest is that I know I'll never write anything funnier than #covfefe — Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) May 31, 2017   The Kentucky Fried Chicken customer service account for the United Kingdom and Ireland reacted in shock. “I can’t believe it. The final secret ingredient has at last been revealed…A sprinkle of #Covfefe,” @KFC_UKI wrote. I can't believe it. The final secret ingredient has at last been revealed… A sprinkle of #Covfefe — KFC UK & Ireland (@KFC_UKI) May 31, 2017 Trump’s critics, including Rosie O’Donnell, used the opportunity to poke fun at his blunder. goodnight – i am sick of all this fake media vasweiwei — ROSIE (@Rosie) May 31, 2017 Merriam-Webster also jabbed Trump. Wakes...
Young Arsonists Strike Historical Joliet IL Prison

Young Arsonists Strike Historical Joliet IL Prison

Arsonists set Massive Fire Consuming Part of Joliet Correctional Center located in Joliet IL. It is believed two young males set the fire which burned down a section of the old prison. One has been arrested according to ABC News reports. The prison was opened in 1858 and built using convicts’ labor. The location is partly famous for housing two criminals that committed the “Crime of the Century.” In 1924, Nathon Leopold and Richard Loeb were given life sentences for kidnapping and murdering teenager, Robert Franks. Additionally, the location has been a set for “The Blues Brothers,” Fox Networks “Prison Break,” and the movie “Let’s Go to Prison.” Related:...
Ivanka’s Tweet Sparks Backlash

Ivanka’s Tweet Sparks Backlash

by Fox News Ivanka Trump’s Memorial Day popsicle tweet criticized for being insensitive to veterans   Ivanka Trump’s popsicle idea is getting a chilly reception on Twitter. On May 28, the people in charge of Ivanka Trump HQ — the official Twitter account of the First Daughter’s lifestyle brand — suggested that its followers celebrate Memorial Day by making champagne popsicles. However, many of Ivanka’s critics found the idea to be a less-than-respectful way to honor American heroes. Make champagne popsicles this #MemorialDay: https://t.co/1m6ceESqnS — Ivanka Trump HQ (@IvankaTrumpHQ) May 28, 2017 The tweet was accompanied by a link to a Memorial Day-themed section of IvankaTrump.com, which also featured picnic ideas, grilling tips and playlist suggestions. But it was the recipe for champagne popsicles — which are not popsicles made from champagne, but rather popsicles served inside glasses of champagne — that really set people off. Related: north-korea-threats-mattis-warns-of-clear-and-present-danger In fact, as of Tuesday morning, the tweet has racked up more than 5,600 replies, many of which took Trump’s Twitter team to task for even suggesting such an idea, or for using the holiday as a “branding opportunity.” This is a joke, right? Memorial Day is a time to remember the sacrifices those who served made, not a time for frivolous rich kids' fun. — Evariste (@Evariste125) May 29, 2017 My dad spent 14 months in WW2 POW Camp and wrote a secret newsletter to 8k others. They didn't have Champagne popsicles. #nobonespurs — Brian Ray (@brianrayguitar) May 29, 2017 Can we stop pretending you're a role model for working women? Your website only mentioned food not the actually purpose of Memorial Day. —...
San Diego School District Sued Over Anti-Islamophobia Campaign

San Diego School District Sued Over Anti-Islamophobia Campaign

by Fox News San Diego school district sued over anti-Islamophobia campaign   Suit: Schools’ anti-Islamophobia campaign endorse religion Six parents filed a lawsuit against a California school district over its anti-Islamaphobia campaign, stating that the policy violated the U.S. Constitution because it favored one religion. The Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund, which filed the lawsuit against San Diego Unified School District on behalf of the parents last Tuesday, said the policy should protect all students, regardless of their religion, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported. “It’s our position that the anti-bullying policies should protect all students regardless of ethnicity and affiliation, and they shouldn’t be singling out any religious group for special treatment, as they seem to be doing here,” Charles LiMandri, president and chief counsel for the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund, told the newspaper. LiMandri also said the campaign was a “politically correct solution to a problem that does not exist.” UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA TO END LAVISH SPENDING ON MEALS Related: london-bridge–police-respond-to-reports-of-people-hit-with-van-on-landmark-gunfire Board members in San Diego Unified School District unanimously voted on April 4 to pass the campaign aimed at protecting Muslim students from bullying. Only one board member was absent at the time and news of the campaign gained little attention. Related: 1yearold-revived-with-narcan-after-opioid-overdose-police-say Criticism began pouring in when the anti-Islamophobia campaign gained traction on news sites and social media. Some called it an unwanted intrusion of Muslim beliefs and culture, while others said it prioritized one religion over another. The San Diego Union School District did not comment on the pending litigation to the Associated Press. The district did not respond to Fox News’ request for a statement. PROM NIGHT CONFLICT PITS...