Update 5 p.m.:
After she was controversially photographed with a prop severed head of President Trump, Kathy Griffin has been fired for her New Year's Eve co-hosting gig on CNN, the network announced Wednesday.
"CNN has terminated our agreement with Kathy Griffin to appear on our New Year's Eve program," CNN said via Twitter.
According to TMZ, Barron Trump believed the image of the decapitated head was real.
The celebrity news site said Barron was watching TV when he saw the picture of the bloody and beheaded Trump. According to TMZ, he screamed, "Mommy, Mommy!"
Previous 12 p.m.:
After Kathy Griffin released a photo of her posing with a decapitated head resembling Donald Trump, the president said the comedian "should be ashamed of herself" for the stunt.
"My children, especially my 11 year old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this," tweeted the president.
As a result, Griffin posted an apology to her Instagram page and asked for anyone offended to forgive her.
"I'm a comic," she said in the post. "I cross the line. I move the line, then I cross it. I went way too far. The image is too disturbing. I understand how it offends people. It wasn't funny. I get it."
"I beg for your forgiveness. I went too far," she continued. "I made a mistake and I was wrong."
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