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Emmy Nom for Kathy as D-List Wraps Season

I’ll admit I got a little misty this week as My Life on the D-List came to a close, especially with the touching tribute Kathy made to her father while she was traveling in Ireland.

Although the end of the ep was sad and serious, the 40-some minutes leading up to it were hilarious as usual.

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Kathy Reaches Out, Touches Gays in U.K.

This week on My Life on the D-List, Kathy Griffin traveled across the pond to reach her newest fan base, U.K. gays, but not before she and celebrity blogger Perez Hilton had a chat.

“I know how to get to the blue-haired gay bloggers,” Kathy said after she gave Hilton a gift basket she received for hosting the gay porn awards.

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Kathy Does Porn on the D-List

On last week’s D-List ep, Kathy Griffin brought the gay house down when she hosted the Gay Porn Awards in San Francisco.

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HSN, Ron Jeremy and Roommates on D-List

This week, Kathy Griffin pulled out all the stops in order to impress the “HSN mucky-mucks” and start her own empire, even going so far as to enlist the help of her assistant’s assistant’s grandmother to call in while she was on the air.

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Sad Day for D-List, Griffin

KG and parentsSomewhere in between corporate gigs and celebrity jokes, Kathy Griffin had to deal with the death of her dad, John, in a very public way.

The saying “the show must go on” certainly applied this past week, when Griffin lost her father while she was in flight to Miami for Rosie O’Donnell’s cruise gig. At 90 years old, John suffered congestive heart failure and died before he could get another heart bypass.

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Griffin’s D-List Back, Better Than Ever

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From a ride along with a Redken rep, to playing Carnegie Hall in NYC, Kathy Griffin and her show, “My Life on the D-List,” are back on Bravo on Tuesdays at 10/9 c.
Not one to make light of serious circumstances, Griffin teared up when talking about her divorce and the loss of the man she thought was her soul mate.

But after that, it was business as usual, which included lovingly berating her staff and trying to shock anyone within earshot.

The great thing about Griffin is that often, she says the things you wish you could say (if you had the guts).

And don’t even get me started on her parents (apparently her father passed after the season wrapped?), who, in the first ep, went to a gay nightclub for happy hour.

In NYC, after being a guest on the radio show “Wake Up With Whoopi,” Griffin and Whoopi (Goldberg) discussed measuring their vaginas (it was funnier than it now may sound), and the unshockable gays and the unshockable straight people who will be attending Griffin’s Garnegie Hall gig.

I saw Griffin at a show in my neck of the woods, and I can tell you it was worth every penny—even though the seat I was assigned was broken and I ended up sitting in the aisle on a step the whole 1.5-plus hours. Worth. Every. Penny.

Griffin also went on “The View,” which revealed that her new assistant/roommate, Tom, has a huge crush on Kellie Pickler.

Griffin, who is outspoken in her contempt for Star Jones, seemed to have a great time with the girls, particularly Rosie O’Donnell (the show was taped back in January, before Rosie’s much-talked-about recent departure—and who can blame her? If I had been her, I would be in jail right now for assault on the uptight, closed-minded, extremely conservative Elisabeth, who had the world fooled that she was a sweetheart when she was on Survivor years ago, but who apparently was just looking for a way into Hollywood so she could spread Republican propaganda at will.)

During the show, Griffin addressed “the wind-tunnel effect,” or the trend of young Hollywood females to flash their crotches everywhere they go.

As for Griffin’s new requirements for a man, she says she prefers a man who’s been married but is now “estranged and not speaking” to his ex.

On Carnegie Hall day, Griffin went early and stood outside next to her lone poster, while people walked by and one said, “That’s what’s her name…on the B-List.”

At the end of the show, Griffin was in bed, wearing a t-shirt that said, “Ask me about my debut at Garnegie Hall.” If I see you, Griffin, I will!

Kathy Griffin Makes D-List Look Fun

The folks at Bravo TV are bringing back my favorite comedian, Kathy Griffin, for another season of “My Life on the D-List” (queue the applause).

Griffin is well known for her outspoken banter on everything from politics, to Hollywood, to her own home life.

The show’s new season kicks off tonight at 10/9c, right after a new hour of Griffin’s stand-up titled “Everybody Can Suck It” at 9/8c. (I’m hoping that both her divorce and the passing of her father haven’t taken the snap out of Griffin.)

As far as I’m concerned, Hollywood needs more D-listers, especially if they’re as real, truthful and hilarious as she is. Keep it up, Griffin!