Andy Cohen has denied the allegations made towards him by Kathy Griffin this weekend — however appears most upset that his Mariah Carey impression bombed.
In an interview with a TMZ cameraman on Friday, Cohen claimed to not know the comic, with whom he labored at Bravo for years, when requested about taking up her spot co-internet hosting CNN New Yr’s Eve protection with Anderson Cooper
Griffin misplaced the gig after the discharge of a controversial Tyler Shields photograph depicting her carrying what seemed to be Donald Trump’s bloody, severed head.
“All I’ve to say concerning the mishegas of this weekend, and I solely have one factor to say about this bag of bulls—t … it’s so humorous, as a result of I used to be on my solution to have lunch with [co-host] John Hill in L.A. for his birthday when TMZ approached me,” Cohen, forty nine, stated on the “Andy Cohen Stay” radio present Monday (by way of Individuals).
“Often with TMZ, you’re strolling and also you say your factor and also you get in your automotive,” he continued.“Nicely, my driver parked on the second degree of the parking zone, so we’re standing there all that point ready for the elevator, and that’s why it stored happening and on — and I didn’t actually know how one can pivot within the dialog. Like, ‘What, what, I don’t know!’ So I failed my Mariah impression.”
The impression was meant to reference the time Carey infamously claimed to not know Jennifer Lopez.
Cohen then stated he merely met Hill for lunch, the place he didn’t even point out the incident as a result of he didn’t assume it was an enormous deal — however then Griffin recorded a video slamming him, accusing him of providing her cocaine and tweeting that he “handled [her] like a canine” throughout their time collectively at Bravo.
“So I didn’t land that ‘I don’t know her,’” he griped. “However can I ask you a query? In the event you have been a comic and somebody stated, ‘I don’t know you,’ and it was apparent, like, aren’t there far more necessary issues? How offensive is that within the galaxy?”
Nonetheless, Cohen vowed to inform all concerning the state of affairs sometime.
“We may have this dialog — you, John, me, and everybody who listens to Radio Andy, when the second is true,” he stated. “I’m going to order an hour, okay? And we’re going to speak about it. And I’m going to spill the tea throughout myself. However I’m not having it at present. We may have it. As a result of I owe it to everyone who’s listening. And myself. I’m a fact teller, okay?”