Griffin added that she’ll likely never rekindle her relationship with host as she doubts he will apologize for severing ties. “He and Jeff Zucker who runs CNN, they’re not cut from that cloth.”Despite their feud, a source exclusively told in December that Griffin is “still really heartbroken” over no longer having Cooper in her life.
The insider also revealed that the former cohosts’ friendship “ended almost immediately after he tweeted about her photo.”Griffin issued an apology in May 2017 after facing backlash for the controversial photo, saying in a press conference that she “went too far.” One day later, Trump, 71, reacted to the image via Twitter, saying that Griffin should be “ashamed of herself.”The author rescinded her apology three months later, telling Australia’s Real Housewives of Atlanta costars Ne Ne Leakes and Kim Zolciak got into a feud on Instagram on October 5 over a Snapchat video taken by Zociak's daughter Brielle Biermann, that showed roaches crawling on Leakes' bathroom floor.
And quite frankly, he never gave me permission to speak about something that represented the one part of his life he was not comfortable having confirmed in the media.
But in my dealings with a certain sector of the press, that simply was never good enough.
And I’m honored, truly, that he considers me a friend. Of course he wouldn’t be doing his job if he really were being careful.