Kathy Griffin Swipes at Palin in Alaska Show

Levi Johnston escorts comic onstage
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 6, 2010 5:00 AM CST
FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009 file photo, Kathy Griffin arrives at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Griffin brought her "Life on the D-List" show to Sarah Palin's home state Friday,...   (Matt Sayles)
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(Newser) – Comedian Kathy Griffin brought her Life on the D-List show to Sarah Palin's backyard yesterday, skewering the former Alaska governor at a raucous show in Anchorage. Griffin was escorted onstage by Playgirl model and Palin babydaddy Levi Johnston, who was in a "serious, committed relationship," er, publicity stunt, last year with Griffin.

Earlier in the day in Palin's hometown of Wasilla, Griffin said she went to her house and left a note inviting the Republican leader to the show. She then asked the crowd to look around and see if anyone was doing a pageant wave. Griffin welcomed news that Palin is trying to shop a reality show or docudrama about Alaska. She called that a "gift from God," all wrapped up with a ball on top.

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