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Kathy Griffin takes on Jessica Simpson

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Comedienne Kathy Griffin may be off the D-List (sorta), but she sure hasn’t lost her edge. At her New York performance Thursday night at Wamu Theater (formerly the Theater at Madison Square Garden), Griffin lobbed a juicy chunk of red meat into the media dogfight over Jessica Simpson’s weight gain. “If she doesn’t get the gastric bypass she could die,” Griffin quipped. “And Jessica Simpson is twice the size of Ruby from The Style Network.” Among famous folks in attendance at the show was TV financial guru Suze Orman, who was seated sixth row center. Check this space later for a full report of the night.