Kathy Griffin continues to taunt Elon Musk on Twitter regardless of being suspended from the app. How? By tweeting the brand new Twitter CEO from her lifeless mom’s account.
Griffin was kicked off the social media platform over the weekend for impersonating Musk, however she maneuvered her approach again on-line because of her mother Maggie. Maggie, a fan-favorite on My Life on the D-Listing, handed away in 2020. Maggie’s Twitter account hadn’t been lively since 2019 — till Sunday evening. Kathy began tweeting from “TipItMaggieG” and has relentlessly gone after Musk the previous 24 hours.
“Elon, that is Maggie contacting you from the spirit world inform u…you are a douchebag. This isn’t parody. That is the precise ghost of Kathy Griffin’s boxed wine loving mom saying I am gonna get tipsy & throw my bingo playing cards at you! NOT A PARODY,” Griffin wrote on Monday.
Musk beforehand declared that “comedy is now authorized” on Twitter since his $44 billion acquisition, however the Tesla founder does not discover it humorous when folks mock and impersonate him. Over the weekend, the entrepreneur mentioned “any Twitter handles participating in impersonation with out clearly specifying ‘parody’ might be completely suspended.”
Griffin modified her picture and title to match Musk’s profile and was tweeting as him forward of the midterm elections.
“After a lot spirited dialogue with the females in my life, I’ve determined that voting blue for his or her selection is barely proper. (They’re additionally attractive females, btw.) #VoteBlueToProtectWomen!” Griffin wrote as “Musk.”
Sarah Silverman, Valerie Bertinelli and Mad Males alum Wealthy Sommer adopted go well with and altered their profiles to match Musk’s. As of Monday, Sommer’s account remains to be suspended whereas Silverman is again working as herself.
Some celebrities are leaving Twitter on their very own accord. Whoopi Goldberg referred to as Twitter a “mess” and mentioned on Monday’s The View she’s leaving the platform “right this moment.”
“I simply really feel like — it is so messy and I am bored with now, having had sure sorts of attitudes blocked, and now they’re again on. I am gonna get out and if it settles down and I really feel extra snug, perhaps I will come again. However as of tonight, I am carried out with Twitter,” Goldberg declared.
Gigi Hadid introduced on Instagram that she deactivated her account as Musk slashed Twitter’s workforce. The mannequin wrote that Twitter is “turning into increasingly of a cesspool of hate & bigotry,” including, “particularly with its new management.”
“I can not say it is a secure place for anybody, not a social platform that can do extra good than hurt,” Hadid famous.
Toni Braxton, Shonda Rhimes and Sara Bareilles have additionally departed the blue hen app.
As for Musk, he appears to be ignoring the #FreeKathy requests. As a substitute, he is urging his practically 115 million followers to vote “for a Republican Congress” within the midterm elections.
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