Stung by multiple complaints by its subscribers, ADT -- a leading home security company -- verified that it is pulling its ads from CNN in the wake of controversy over a controversial image of President Donald Trump. Comedienne Kathy Griffin posted a photograph of herself on Tuesday that depicted her hoisting a bloody fake head resembling the president. Griffin apologized later and removed the photo after fielding strong rejections.

First Lady Melania Trump questioned Griffin’s mental status, while the president tweeted that the comedienne should be “ashamed” of herself. Even Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former president Bill Clinton, expressed her disapproval of Griffin's photograph.

CNN has part ways with the controversial celebrity, who ushered in the New Year in the company of CNN news host Anderson Cooper. The network has announced that she will not appear on its broadcast for the coming New Year's celebration.

The president’s son, Barron Trump, was reportedly watching television on Tuesday at home with Melania Trump when Kathy Griffin’s photo appeared. According to TMZ, he assumed that something terrible had befallen his father. Melania Trump tweeted: “Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself. My children, especially my 11 year old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this. Sick!”



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Spero News writer Martin Barillas is a former US diplomat, who also worked as a democracy advocate and election observer in Latin America. His first novel 'Shaken Earth', is available at Amazon.

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