Kathy Griffin Posts Photo with Stormy Daniels Presumably Giving Donald Trump the Middle Finger

A federal judge may have thrown out Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump, but the adult film star still has the support of Kathy Griffin. In a Twitter photo of both women flipping the bird—presumably to the president—Griffin confirmed she was "#TeamStormy" despite the outcome of the case.

Griffin shared the photo on her social media on Tuesday. The snapshot, captioned"#TeamStory @Stormy Daniels," was posted just moments after Griffin blasted Trump on Twitter.

The president responded to the lawsuit dismissal in a tweet on Tuesday. Sharing Fox News' headline of the story, Trump wrote: "Great, now I can go after Horseface and her 3rd rate lawyer in the Great State of Texas. She will confirm the letter she signed! She knows nothing about me, a total con!"

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Griffin responded to the president's tweet and said, "F*** YOU MUSHROOM D***."

Daniels also had a sharp-tongue response to Trump's tweet. Shortly after Trump's comment, she took to her own Twitter, writing, "Ladies and Gentleman, may I present your president. In addition to his…umm…shortcomings, he has demonstrated his incompetence, hatred of women and lack of self control [sic] on Twitter AGAIN! And perhaps a penchant for bestiality. Game on, Tiny."

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The lawsuit came after Trump criticized Daniels' claim that a man threatened her not to share details of their alleged affair. Daniels said she allegedly participated in an affair with Trump in 2006, around the time his wife Melania Trump gave birth to their son Baron Trump. Trump denied the claim and initially called her accusations regarding the alleged threats a "total con job" on Twitter, which Daniels responded to by claiming his tweet "attacks the veracity of her account" of the threats.

Trump asked the presiding District Judge S. James Otero to dismiss the lawsuit, which the judge granted on Monday. "The Court agrees with Mr. Trump's argument because the tweet in question constitutes 'rhetorical hyperbole' normally associated with politics and public discourse in the United States. The First Amendment protects this type of rhetorical statement," Otero wrote in his opinion.

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