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Posted: May 31, 2017

Melania Trump responds to Kathy Griffin's photo shoot with beheaded Trump figure


By Douglas Barclay, Rare.us

On Wednesday First Lady Melania Trump reacted to a viral image released on Tuesday of comedienne Katy Griffin holding a decapitated doll of her husband, President Donald Trump.

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Griffin was criticized for the image which showed her holding a bloody, fake head that looked like the president.

“As a mother, a wife and a human being, that photo is very disturbing,” Trump said in a statement. “When you consider some of the atrocities happening in the world today, a photo opportunity like this is simply wrong and makes you wonder about the mental health of the person who did it.”

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Other members of the Trump family, including the president, condemned the photo.

Griffin has since taken the photo down and apologized.

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