Kathy Griffin has used her deceased mother’s Twitter account to post after being booted from the platform The comedian renamed her main Twitter page in an attempt to impress Elon Musk, releasing a political statement that this was a tech billionaire rallying people to vote for Democrats in the midterm elections. After much spirited discussion with the women in my life I have decided that voting blue for their choice is the only way to go.
It wasn’t well before her record was suspended by the Twitter masters. Although Kathy clearly isn’t accepting her forced social media hiatus, she logged into her late mother’s account and rallied for her freedom from Twitter prison. Griffin wasted no time in tweeting #FreeKathy and said she wouldn’t mind using Maggie’s page to help her late mother.
Kathy’s suspension comes shortly after Elon revealed Twitter’s new policy when it comes to impersonation. Going forward, any Twitter handle found to be engaging in impersonation will be permanently suspended, Twitter’s new head wrote in a series of tweets. Will be formally suspended No warnings This will be clearly identified as a condition of signing up for Twitter Blue.
Musk said any name change would bring about a transitory loss of the confirmed mark. Lots of people have now tried to push the boundaries of that rule by changing their name to Musk and posting random and bizarre statements under the guise of ‘parodies’ so this It will be interesting to see how long Musk’s new rule lasts. The tech tycoon kidded that Griffin didn’t lose his record since he imitated him by messaging him after he was suspended for mimicking a comic.
Kathy didn’t understand the funny side of that comment I mean you stole that joke you a-hole she replied to Musk do a better job running this company it meant something to Musk since taking the stage in October The criticized comedian was banned from Twitter on Sunday after changing his screen name to Billionaire for violating its terms of service by impersonating others.
The South African-born Musk, as part of a series of tweets on the matter, explained that going forward any Twitter handle engaging in impersonation without explicitly specifying ‘parody’ would be permanently suspended. After her record was suspended, Griffin started utilizing the record of her late mother, Maggie Griffin, who passed on in 2020. The record, which had been dormant beginning around 2019, was constrained by Kathy Griffin when her mom was alive.
She responded to Musk’s tweet about banning impersonators from her mother’s account: “I’m back from the grave to say… #FreeKathy as soon as she started using her mother’s account, Susan The star suddenly tweeted “#Free Cathy,” a hashtag she added to other tweets and was shared by several supporters, including Star Wars actor Mark Hamill.
Kathy Griffin also confirmed she was using the account, as she wrote to journalist Kara Swisher who counted herself among the star’s supporters that she wouldn’t mind tweeting from my dead mother’s account. As an explanation for why the account was suspended, she responded in a since-deleted tweet: “I honestly think it’s me, and because the tweets I was trying to voice in her were pro-democracy .
But while “#FreeKathy” made its way onto the trending list, showing that there appeared to be widespread support for the TV personality’s account to be reinstated, she also faced backlash from several critics for using her mother’s account. Jeremy Redfern, who is Florida Lead representative Ron DeSantis’ delegate press secretary, labeled Musk, saying: “This is called boycott avoidance @elonmusk call it your dead mother account use to tweet a message of help for yourself Doing is likewise called self image.
Another Illinois resident, Kathy Griffin, used her late mother’s account to mock her for being low because she shared a triumphant photo of Musk near a grave marked with the comedian’s name, accusing Kathy of violating the TOS. The reason she was suspended is so she is using her late mother’s account which is another TOS violation another commented.
Benny Johnson, chief creative officer of the conservative organization Turning Point USA, tweeted that Griffin was permanently suspended from Twitter for impersonating @ElonMusk. Musk himself joined in the remark as he jested Lee’s analysis of truth. In the U.S. he was suspended for mimicking a comic.
But if she really wants her account back, she can get it, Tesla CEO Musk wrote as late as $8 in reference to a controversial new fee he plans to implement for verified accounts on the platform. In March 2020, Kathy Griffin announced on social media that her mother had died at the age of 99 after living with dementia.
My only mother Maggie Griffin passed away today I am so sad Griffin tweeted at the time I am so grateful you guys were a part of her life you knew her you loved her she knew it, and of course Griffin first acknowledged that her mother’s health was declining in a January 2019 tweet in which she shared that her mother was battling dementia.
The comic’s mother appeared on both Griffin’s TV series, My Life on the D-List and Cathy. Her mom likewise showed up in the television specials Kathy Griffin: An Amazing Story and Kathy Griffin: 50 and Not Pregnant. In the January string, Griffin considered her mom a “major star.”