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Comedian Calls Bristol Palin Fat

While hosting VH1 Divas Salute the Troops last night, comedian Kathy Griffin called Bristol Palin “fat,” a comment that drew boos from the military crowd.

“She’s the only contestant in the history of the show to gain weight,” jeered Griffin.  “She gained like thirty pounds a week.”

“She’s like the white Precious,” Griffin added, referring to the obese, black, female character in the 2009 film of the same name.

When the audience started booing, Griffin bizarrely responded, “You can boo louder than that. Come on, boo me. I love it. … War is hell.”

Katrina Trinko — Katrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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