Kathy Griffin Shaves Her Head to Support Sister Who's Battling Cancer

The 56-year-old stand-up comedian shaved her entire head in order to show support for her sister who is struggling with cancer and currently undergoing chemotherapy.

AceShowbiz - %cKathy Griffin% is definitely a caring sister. The former "Fashion Police" host shaved her head in support of her sister who's struggling with cancer. Kathy's sister is currently undergoing chemotherapy that causes her to lose her hair, but Kathy won't let her go through it alone.

Writer Yashar Ali posted on Twitter photos of Kathy with her shaved head on Monday, July 31. One of the photos saw the Emmy-winning comedian staring at her mother who clasped her mouth in shock. Another saw Kathy touching her shaved head while smiling brightly. "In solidarity with her sister, who is going through chemo, @kathygriffin shaved her head. Donate to @AmericanCancer," Yashar tweeted.

Kathy's mother later showed her appreciation for her daughter's action. She quote-tweeted Yashar's tweet, saying, "My daughter Kathleen Mary is a wonderful human being."

Fans were also touched by her kind gesture. "She's a good sister. It's very disheartening when your hair falls out during chemo. It was such a thrill when I felt a little fuzz growing," @fishdocrls tweeted. "Good for you, @kathygriffin, and I must say, you are rocking that look! Sending healing thoughts to your sister," @AVAFields31 added.

Three years ago, Kathy's brother Gary passed away after battling with cancer. She took to Instagram to tell fans about his passing. "This AM my brave brother Gary Griffin passed away in palliative care after a brutal struggle w cancer," she captioned a photo collage of her and Gary.

"Our last real conversation, w my brother I loved so much, was just a few days go when I got him this signed picture from his idol, @JoeWalsh," she continued, before concluding, "Oh & [Gary] was funny as s**t."

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