Kathy Griffin has at all times been brash, outspoken, and important about celeb tradition, but she’s additionally self-deprecating, particularly about how she matches into stated tradition. So maybe it isn’t shocking that she would declare to be banned from “As we speak.” However was she actually, and at Natalie Morales’ request?
“I simply discovered, I am very excited, I am re-banned from the ‘As we speak’ present,” Griffin advised USA As we speak in 2012, claiming she had been banned beforehand by the likes of Katie Couric and Matt Lauer. “This time my camp heard that it was truly Natalie Morales.” Griffin defined how she’d labored with Morales on the NBC panel present “The Marriage Ref,” they usually met throughout Griffin’s earlier “As we speak” appearances (in 2009 and 2010, per IMDb). “What I heard from their workforce is that I used to be impolite to her on the Golden Globes. Which is humorous as a result of I did not go to the Golden Globes,” Griffin stated. She additionally stated she did not bear in mind seeing Morales at any Globes events.
Morales additionally says there isn’t any beef there. When a Twitter fan requested if the ban was true, Morales stated, “No. Complete bogus PR.” “As we speak” additionally chimed in, supporting Morales in a press release (by way of RadarOnline). “There was no incident between Natalie and Kathy on the Golden Globes or wherever else,” the outlet said. “In reality Natalie is a giant fan of Kathy’s.” Maybe Griffin was joking to advertise her new discuss present. In the meantime, Morales has skirted scandal earlier than and since.