Kathy Griffin On Ending 'My Life On The D-List': 'I'm A Little Different Than Kate Gosselin'

Kathy Griffin arrives at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on August 29, 2010 Kathy Griffin arrives at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on August 29, 2010

Kathy Griffin’s less-than glamorous Hollywood adventure is coming to a close. The comedian is ending her Emmy Award-winning Bravo series, “My Life On The D-List,” after six seasons.

“It was a really tough decision because I think of ‘The D-List’ as pretty much my baby for the last six seasons and I also think it was really time to stop doing it,” the 50-year-old star told People. “Reality is great, but I really didn’t set out to be a reality star. So now it’s time to spread my wings and show that I’m a little different than Kate Gosselin… I’m not saying better, but maybe separate myself from the pack a little bit.”

She might be ending her hit reality series, but she’s slated to remain on Bravo with a series of new comedy specials airing in 2011.

“I just cannot get enough or do enough stand-up,” she told the mag. “And there’s so much fun stuff going on – from Oprah’s launch of [cable network] OWN … not to mention the new Paula Abdul show [‘Live to Dance’] or who knows what celebrity run-in I’ve had myself.”

Adding, “[I’m] trying to keep the material as up-to-the-minute as possible,” she explained. “Audiences know when they come to see me live, they’re going to see new stuff. [And] as long as there’s a show called ‘My Strange Addiction’ about a woman who only eats toilet paper … then I have to do stand up.”

Fans might also still see some of their “D-List” favorites in an improvised sitcom that Kathy is hoping to get off the ground.

”[It will feature] some characters from the ‘D-List’ that you’ve come to love, and then maybe I’ll have actors play a couple other characters that are from my real life,” she told the mag.

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