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The Morning Brew: Comedian's photo shoot with beheaded Trump mask draws outrage

It's Wednesday. Here are the headlines making the rounds:

Comedian's photo shoot with beheaded Trump mask draws outrage

A gruesome photo shoot is garnishing few fans:

Journalists were quick to condemn comedian Kathy Griffin's photo shoot with a severed head that resembled President Trump's.

The photographer, Tyler Shields, issued a statement to Fox News, reported

In a statement to Fox News, Shields said the goal of the photo shoot was to make a political statement. "Some people look at it and they love it. Some people look at it and they hate it," Shields said. "I understand there are going to be people that hate this. It's a very touchy subject... but this is not real. We didn't kill anybody nor do I feel anybody should be killed. It's no different from a movie. It just happens to be a still image."


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Juliana Keeping

Juliana Keeping is on the enterprise reporting team for The Oklahoman and Keeping joined the staff of The Oklahoman in 2012. Prior to that time, she worked in the Chicago media at the SouthtownStar, winning a Peter Lisagor Award... Read more ›