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Kathy Griffin is a tribute to Kate Spade, while the acceptance of LGBTQ activism award

Kathy Griffin paid tribute to the late fashion designer Kate Spade, while accepting of its LGBTQ activism award honor in West Hollywood, California.

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

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

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, the Rainbow Key Award for raising $5 million for HIV/AIDS and other services to the LGBTQ causes.

West Hollywood Mayor John Duran presented the comedienne with the award.

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