Trump tweets Kathy Griffin 'should be ashamed of herself' after provocative photo shoot

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that comedian Kathy Griffin "should be ashamed of herself" after a provocative photo shoot.

"Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself. My children, especially my 11 year old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this. Sick!," Trump tweeted.

The controversial photo showed Griffin holding a gory, Trump-like prop head. The photo was met with widespread backlash after it was published by TMZ on Tuesday.

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The backlash prompted an apology from Griffin, who said she will ask the photographer from the shoot to take down the image.

"I sincerely apologize," Griffin said in a video on Twitter. "I went way too far. The image is too disturbing. I understand how it offends people, it wasn't funny, I get it."

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