"I take the apology back".
Griffin responded with a "F**k you".
Griffin was roundly condemned for the grisly photo, and not just by Trump supporters. Kathy Griffin asked Seth Meyers during their sit-down on Tuesday's Late Night.
"I take the apology back, f-k him", Griffin declared at the star of the show.
The 57-year-old went on taking a jab at Trump's sons Don Jr. and Eric, referring to them as "Eddie Munster and Date Rape". "Then, I had to spend two hours convincing my mother that I have not been recruited by Al Qaeda!"
"That day, as insane as it was - and trust me, no joke, I was in a ball, sobbing, 'everything is over, ' all this other stuff", she said. She opened up that she originally apologized after thinking about the feelings of the mother of Daniel Pearl, The Wall Street Journal journalist who was kidnapped and beheaded by terrorists in Pakistan in 2002. "I performed in Iraq and Afghanistan, two places Trump has never been and can't find on a map", she said.
"I wanted to make a statement about what a misogynist [Trump] is, and I remembered the eight years of photos [circulated online] of an Obama lynching, and nobody said anything, it was all on Facebook ... people were going to rallies with Hillary's head decapitated, they get away with everything", she said.
Griffin, who hails herself as "Mayor of Zero F-sville" on her Twitter page, is now on tour. I'm a comic. I crossed the line ...
Griffin made headlines earlier this week for her expletive-filled appearance on "The View." Additionally, her family's safety was put in jeopardy after the image went viral, which proved to be another salient factor informing her initial concession.
Griffin said the harsh social media reaction made her back down at the time, and she agreed that the image was "too disturbing".
"No, not now", she said.