For the better part of three decades, Kathy Griffin has been performing standup -- but the two-time Emmy winner may be best known for her television domination. With more than a dozen comedy specials under her belt and multiple TV series with Griffin as the star, the comedian has found success in being herself on screen, using both the reality and talk-show formats to expose all aspects of her personal life. An outspoken ally and LGBTQ activist, she is also known for confronting opponents of equality head-on.
In advance of her appearance this Friday, May 10, at the Buell Theatre, Griffin took time to chat with us about being an ally, petting Celine Dion's hair and what it was like to meet Barbra Streisand for the first time.
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