Hours after Kathy Griffin issued an apology for a photo of herself holding a bloody, fake head of President Trump, the commander in chief did not sound like he was any mood to accept it.
She will no longer host the station's New Year's Eve bash. I'm a comic; I cross the line. I moved the line and then I crossed it. "I made a mistake and I was wrong", she said.
"The image is too disturbing", Griffin said. Moments later she added: "A lot of people are talking about this because when you look at it - I thought it was stomach churning when I first saw it". "It wasn't amusing - I get it", she said in her Tuesday night apology. "I beg your forgiveness".
"I sincerely apologize", Griffin said in a video posted to Twitter Tuesday night.
Donald Trump, meanwhile, has said Griffin should be "ashamed" of herself.
Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, called the photo "disgusting but not surprising". Jimmy Kimmel lamented that he'll never write anything funnier than the term. Squatty Potty, a Utah-based company whose products include toilet stools and other bathroom accessories, said it was suspending an ad campaign that featured Griffin.
"As a mother, a wife, and a human being, that photo is very disturbing", The First Lady said in a statement.
Griffin, an outspoken Trump critic who won two Emmy awards for her reality show My Life on the D List had said she would ask Shields to remove the image from the internet.
"We have acted swiftly and decisively to demonstrate our commitment to a culture of decency, civility, and tolerance", the statement continued. "It is clearly disgusting and completely inappropriate".
But that didn't stop the Center for the Arts in Nevada County from cancelling Griffin's scheduled appearance there on June 16 as part of her "Celebrity Run-In" tour.
With backlash on social media and reports of the Secret Service opening an investigation, Griffin's career has taken a turn for the worse.