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Kathy Griffin saves Chris Hardwick’s ‘Talking Dead’ return

Kathy Griffin beat Chris Hardwick’s return to the hosting duties on the “Talking Dead” after an AMC investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against the comedian.

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Kathy Griffin beat Chris Hardwick ” the return of the “Talking Dead” host after an AMC examination, that arose from claims that the comedian’s ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra, made accusing him of sexual abuse, and emotional abuse.

Griffin responded Wednesday to the news about Hardwick by tweeting: “F— THIS!!!”

AMC announced that Hardwick will be back hosting “Talking Dead” and “in conversation With Chris Hardwick after the company conducted a comprehensive evaluation with Ivy Kagan Bierman.

“We take this matter very seriously, and given the information that is available to us after a very careful assessment, including conversations with numerous people, we believe the return of Chris at work is the right step,” AMC said in a statement, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

CHRIS HARDWICK TO RETURN TO THE AMC AFTER SEXUAL ASSAULT CLAIMS

Hardwick research began after Dykstra said in a Media essay her ex-friend, presumably Hardwick, was emotionally abused and sexually abused her. In the essay published on 14 June Dykstra accused of ex-boyfriend pressure her into sex and in her career, which she says ultimately derailed.

The 46-year-old host denied he sexually assaulted Dykstra during their 3-year relationship, although I admit that the time they spent together “was not perfect.”

JAIMIE ALEXANDER PETITIONS TO CHRIS HARDWICK BACK TO TV

On Wednesday, multiple people have also criticized Griffin for its rejection of Hardwick’s back. A Twitter user said I need to come up with evidence to the disturbing allegations that she made.

Griffin responded to the tweet: “No, actually she was not. But, go on with your rapey tendencies. I think I’m the only one to check in your ass, boy.”

Some users also said Hardwick earned a fair process.

“There is a reason for a fair trial. Also this has nothing to do with you. The truth prevailed. Chris is an innocent and good man. Go in search of facts and the spreading of love, compassion, and understanding. If you can’t, then your project angry and nasty comments somewhere else,” one person wrote.

Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter via @bykatherinelam

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