Kathy Griffin shows bikini body on 'Divas'
The 50-year-old comedian Tweeted after the event that performer Katy Perry was "so sweet" and asked her, "after show said 'Lets get a DRINK:)'"
The "California Gurls" singer, was part of the show's line-up along with Sugarland, Keri Hilson, Nicki Minaj, and Paramore. Through a partnership with the USO, the music acts performed at two military bases for the event.
Perry, Sugarland, Hilson and Minaj performed for an estimated 27,000 men and women in uniform at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, according to the Associated Press. The members of Paramore visited troops at an undisclosed military base in the Middle East, according to VH1. The band's performance will be broadcast via satellite.
The "VH1 Divas" franchise began in 1998 to support the stations Save The Music Foundation. Past headliners have included vocal heavyweights like Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, Mary J. Blige, and Beyonce. The show went on a five year hiatus after its 2004 special and returned in 2009 with Jennifer Hudson and Kelly Clarkson as headliners.
In an interview with Giuliana Rancic, Griffin says she stays thin by "frustration and starvation." She added, "I'm cranky all the time and I'm hungry all the time."