Days after announcing the passing of her mother, Maggie, Kathy Griffin is sharing the news that she has been hit with the coronavirus.
In a post on Instagram, Kathy shared a photo of herself with a ventilation mask in the isolation ward of a hospital. She also shared a quote from President Donald Trump that read, “Just reported that the United States has done far more “testing” than any other nation, by far! In fact, over an eight day span, the United States now does more testing than what South Korea (which has been a very successful tester) does over an eight week span. Great job!”
Kathy had a response for the President. “He’s lying,” she began. “I was sent to the #COVID19 isolation ward room in a major hospital ER from a separate urgent care facility after showing UNBEARABLY PAINFUL symptoms. The hospital couldn’t test me for #coronavirus because of CDC (Pence task force) restrictions. #TESTTESTTEST .”
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He’s lying. I was sent to the #COVID19 isolation ward room in a major hospital ER from a separate urgent care facility after showing UNBEARABLY PAINFUL symptoms. The hospital couldn’t test me for #coronavirus because of CDC (Pence task force) restrictions. #TESTTESTTEST
Kathy has been known for her dislike of the President. In 2017, she posted a video of herself holding a President Donald Trump lookalike mask of a bloody severed head and she shared the video on her Instagram and Twitter accounts, causing major backlash. She has continued to be n outspoken critic of the President throughout his time in office.
Prior to her diagnosis, Kathy posted about the virus calling it the #TrumpPenceMcConnellCoronavirus.
“If you’re an American, living or spending significant time in America now, it’s time to cut the bullsh*t,” she wrote in a post. “If you’re reading up on #coronavirus, in the US, it really is the #TrumpPenceMcConnellCoronavirus. It’s a pandemic. We cannot just “move forward.” Where are the test kits?”
We wish Kathy a speedy recovery.