Kathy Griffin speaks for first time since undergoing surgery: “I laugh at everything now”

Kathy Griffin is showing fans what she currently sounds like after having a portion of her left lung removed following a recent cancer diagnosis.

The comedian took to Instagram on Saturday to share a short video, where she directly addressed her followers to let them know she is in good spirits.

“I might start to post little videos about… my recovery and stuff, but my voice is, like, really hoarse, and I don’t want to scare people,” Griffin joked.  “Also, for some reason, I laugh at everything now and, if it’s horrible, I laugh way more!”

The following day, Griffin shared an additional update that included new standup material from her very eventful Sunday, which she laughed through. Her voice was also noticeably stronger. 

The 60-year-old comic revealed that her husband had an accident in the kitchen and remarked, “If he’s calling for my help, it must be bad because I can’t do anything!”

“I’m going to hell for laughing,” she continued, noting she ran from the bedroom where she was resting and was only in her undergarments.  Griffin’s wild story continued as she revealed that, while her husband was away to go get stitched up, someone knocked on their door.

Griffin noted she was “too famous” to safely answer the door but remembered a friend of hers promised to mail her ice cream bars.

“I’m thinking, ‘I don’t care if I have cancer… I’m getting those [damn] ice cream bars,"” she giggled.  

Griffin revealed last week that she’d been diagnosed with Stage 1 lung cancer. She underwent surgery the next day to remove half of her left lung.  

Among those wishing her well in her latest updates were famous friends Laverne CoxKris Jenner and Rosie O’Donnell.

 

 

 

 

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