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Kathy Griffin

Blasted for Oral Sex

Antics On CNN

1/2/2013 1:41 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Kathy Griffin
was obscene and unhinged with Anderson Cooper on CNN's New Year's Eve Live ... so claims an angry Parents Television Council.

The Prez of the PTC tells TMZ ... Griffin "has shown increasing contempt for the audience ..." referring to her multiple attempts to offer Anderson a BJ just after the ball dropped in Times Square.

Tim Winter goes on ... "The onus is now on CNN.  Either the network has a policy that allows its on-air talent to fondle a co-anchor's genitals, or it has a policy that forbids such conduct."

Winter also says he's not buyin' the whole, "The-kids-in-bed" argument, because New Year's Eve is the night kids stay up.


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I hope it was worth it because if I know CNN - and I think I do - Kathy's annual hosting gig is over.

660 days ago


All ten members of the PTC should get a life. You give yourselves a name and act like you speak for many, when you dont. Get a sense of humor, too!,

660 days ago


Than wash the kids ears out with soap? bllet will not washout or be talked over or called anything but deaths needlless deaths with potie mouths being blamed for some BS WTF FN gun shot wounds.GROW up the country is getto coast to coast get real real fast or be DOA.In many countrys your kids would be having kids by now while you protect yours from bleeps on networks.Less than 100 years ago most kids had kids by age 13-15 they grew up faster than yours in a WWII baby boom which built this whole city..your will be leaft in the dust in a satellite age of high tech if thye can`t overcome pottie mouths

660 days ago


I'm a fan of both Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin and enjoy their New Year's Eve show. However, the BJ joke was lame and went on far too long. It may have been funny as a one-shot joke.

660 days ago


CNN had been advertising that Anderson and Kathy would be doing the NYE countdown for ANOTHER YEAR. If you don't want your kids to have access to that kind of humor, whether you think it's funny or not, then don't let them watch, take the tv's of their bedrooms because there is a lot worse on earlier than that every night. Be parents and take responsibility for how your kids are raised instead of using a television as a babysitter for christ sakes.

660 days ago


This is the most press CNN has gotten since last New Years Eve.

660 days ago


Cut me a break.. this is exactly what Kathy Griffin does and everyone knows this and this is why CNN has her back EVERY year. Don't let your kids watch her when you know this is what she does.

660 days ago


We all know the PTC speaks for each and everyone of us! NOT!!!

660 days ago


1. Kathy is a punk a$$ b*tch who can only be funny when resorting to shock value, and even then she's only funny to those with IQ levels of 1... and 2. Yes, kids do stay up to see the ball drop since school age kids don't have school on the 1st. My first memory of the new year was when I was 4 years old and my grandma would babysit us kids and have us go outside and bang pots and pans at midnight and yell "Get out old year, come in new year"! Then it was off to bed.

660 days ago


I thought it was stupid when I watched the show, but now that the PTC is having a fit over it I really hope Kathy does it again next year just to piss them off even more!

660 days ago


why isn`t the profanity softwear turned on? the parents are the pottie`ss mouths??.You can`t speak obscenically it is some banned actions.profanity is everywhere LEAD BULLETS and guns out mumber everyone in the USA teach your kids how to defend form bullets and the war profit`ss power clubber~SS 1%^^^ than maybe your kids will live one more day in the coast to coast gettos

660 days ago


Ppl lighten up It was a joke Kathy wasn't going to really give AC a bj like she had a chance anyway AC is gay

660 days ago


This headline is too funny. Are you kidding me??? Isn't that the very reason why they have Kathy co-host New Years Eve with Anderson every year for the past 4 years. And kathy Griffin lives to foment controversy. These kinds of reaction by the moral majority is her bread and butter. She will make lots of money from this brouhaha at her concerts.

660 days ago


Too far but get over it.

660 days ago


If your kids are watching smitty TV in this day and age they are doomed be good parents shut off the TV or use the blocking sortwear provided by the law or you`ll be in jail for FN up your kids not the netwookie`ss^^^

660 days ago
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