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Kathy Griffin honors Kate Spade while accepting LGBTQ activism award

/ 02:43 PM June 06, 2018
Kathy Griffin

In this March 22, 2018 file photo, comedian Kathy Griffin poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. Image: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File

Kathy Griffin has accepted an award honoring her contributions to LGBTQ community by dedicating part of her honor to late designer Kate Spade.

Griffin wore an outfit made out entirely of Spade’s designs while accepting an honor from the Southern California city of West Hollywood Tuesday night.

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Griffin opened her acceptance remarks with a tribute to Spade, who was found dead in New York earlier Tuesday in an apparent suicide.

The city gave Griffin on Tuesday its Rainbow Key Award for raising $5 million for HIV/AIDS services and other LGBTQ causes.

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West Hollywood Mayor John Duran presented the comedienne the award.

She also said she’s starting a social media campaign to support advertisers who didn’t pull ads from Samantha Bee. NVG

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