Comedian Kathy Griffin has shaved her head in solidarity with her cancer-stricken sister.
Journalist Yashar Ali, who mostly creates about politics for retailers including NY, Mother Jones and TheDailyBeast.com, tweeted a pair of images Monday displaying Griffin, 56, in a single picture smiling and coming in contact with the top of her shorn brain, and in a photography with her mom, Maggie, who expresses delight at Griffin’s bald pate.
There is no indication where the photos originated. They did not appear Thursday on Griffin’s Tweets, Instagram or Facebook accounts, nor on her behalf recognized website. Maggie Griffin — who came out alongside her little princess on the 2005-2010 certainty show “Kathy Griffin: MY ENTIRE LIFE on the D-List” — proved their veracity when she retweeted Ali’s post, writing, “My princess Kathleen Mary is an excellent individual.”
Kathy Griffin is the youngest of five — she has three brothers and a sister, Joyce. Their brother Gary Griffin, an attorney, perished of esophageal malignancy on Jan. 22, 2014. Griffin that day posted two Instagram photographs of him plus one associated with an inscription to him by musician Joe Walsh. “This [day] my courageous sibling Gary Griffin passed away in palliative attention after a brutal have difficulties w cancers,” she wrote. “Our previous real dialogue, w my buddy I loved a lot, was just a few days go when I acquired him this signed picture from his idol, @JoeWalsh. He adored the Eagles, 70s rock and roll, The Chicago White Sox and the Xavier ‘muskies’ . . . Oh & he was funny as [expletive] .”
Family, friends and co-workers frequently shave their heads in solidarity with acquaintances and family members who suffer hair loss from chemotherapy used to treat cancer.
Griffin’s most recent social-media comments arrived on Fri, when she had written in mention of a reported Technique Service investigation, following photographer Tyler Shields submitting imagery of Griffin possessing an effigy of the president’s decapitated mind. “I am no longer under federal investigation,” Griffin wrote. “The truth is closed, I have already been completely exonerated. Finally.” The Secret Service has not commented