Kathy Griffin Blasts TMZ's Harvey Levin, Releases His Personal Number

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The comic also went after Andy Cohen, who publicly slighted her recently.

Kathy Griffin on Saturday blasted TMZ's Harvey Levin and released his personal number in retaliation against his gossip site and TV show.

The comic posted a 17-minute video to Twitter and YouTube in which she warned of Levin and shared a voice message he left her requesting a chat, which included his phone number.

"I just want you guys to know Harvey Levin. Harvey Levin, a blogger, is very much in bed with everybody from Hollywood to Donald Trump," she said. "Is that OK with you guys? The president is talking to a gossip blogger?"

Griffin explained that she took the measure because TMZ helped fuel the rage against her after she took a photo of a fake severed head resembling Donald Trump. A federal investigation was opened into Griffin for the picture and she has been placed on the Interpol list, she said.

"I was on the No Fly list for two months, so every single airport I have gone to, I have been detained alone," she said.

"They have done hit pieces on me to the point where it's actually affected my career," Griffin continued. "Harvey Levin, have you ever done anything honorable, ever?"

She then accused Levin of being "the gay male version of Kellyanne Conway" for previous comments he made to her in private. "I just want everyone to know TMZ is very much in bed with this administration," she said. "I ran out of fucks to give, Harvey."

The comic also went after Andy Cohen, who publicly slighted her recently.

Cohen pretended he didn't know who Griffin was when asked by a TMZ cameraman the other day, even though the two worked together for years at the same network, NBC's Bravo. Cohen was also named to replace Griffin on CNN's New Year's Eve special with Anderson Cooper after she was fired for the Trump head photo.

"People like Harvey Levin and Andy Cohen honestly just live to take women down," she said.

Griffin also accused Cohen of offering her cocaine on multiple occasions. "He is going to say he was kidding — no. He was asking me to do cocaine with him," she said of the Watch What Happens Live host. "That made me very uncomfortable."

The comic then turned her sights on Bravo, saying women in top positions were "complicit" in the alleged poor behavior of Cohen.

Cohen later took to Twitter to say he was "stunned" by Griffin's story. "I am completely stunned by this story. It is 100% false and totally made up," he wrote.

A Bravo spokesperson on Sunday told The Hollywood Reporter: "This is completely false and we are not going to credit it with any more attention."

Jackie Strause contributed to this story.

Oct. 29, 12 p.m. Updated with Bravo statement.

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