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Joan Rivers biography slated for 2016 as investigation into her death continues

Joan Rivers biography slated for 2016 as investigation into her death continues

By | September 17, 2014 at 12:49 pm | No comments

As the investigation into the death of Joan Rivers continues, more positive news has surfaced— a biography about the trailblazing comedian will be written and has been slated for a 2016 release. Titled Joan Rivers: A Life, the tome will be written for Little, Brown and Company...

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Joan Rivers funeral was a tasteful spectacle: Howard Stern, Margaret Cho, hundreds more pay their respects

Joan Rivers funeral was a tasteful spectacle: Howard Stern, Margaret Cho, hundreds more pay their respects

By | September 8, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments

Hundreds of family members, friends and celebrities said goodbye to Joan Rivers yesterday at her invite-only funeral in New York at Temple Emanu-El, which featured a eulogy by Howard Stern and performances by the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus, Hugh Jackman and Broadway star...

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Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Kimmel insult each other to honor Joan Rivers: ‘This is the way Joan would’ve wanted it’ (Video)

Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Kimmel insult each other to honor Joan Rivers: ‘This is the way Joan would’ve wanted it’ (Video)

By | September 5, 2014 at 1:12 pm | One comment

Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, guest Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel traded barbs in honor of Joan Rivers, who died earlier in the day at age 81. “This is the way Joan would’ve wanted it,” Kimmel said. After admitting to Kimmel she would tune in to Fashion Police every...

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Seth Meyers says goodbye to Joan Rivers (Video)

Seth Meyers says goodbye to Joan Rivers (Video)

By | September 5, 2014 at 11:27 am | No comments

Joan Rivers was a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers only one month ago, so it was surreal hearing Seth Meyers last night saying goodbye to the iconic comedian. Rivers died yesterday at the age of 81 after being in the hospital for a week. She was rushed to Mount Sinai...

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15 Joan Rivers videos that prove the iconic comedian could be funny anywhere

15 Joan Rivers videos that prove the iconic comedian could be funny anywhere

By | September 4, 2014 at 11:14 pm | One comment

Earlier today the comedy world was devastated to hear Joan Rivers had died at the age of 81, one week after she went into cardiac arrest during throat surgery at an outpatient clinic in New York. She was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York where she was placed into a...

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Joan Rivers dead at 81: Comedians take to Twitter to express their sadness and respect

Joan Rivers dead at 81: Comedians take to Twitter to express their sadness and respect

By | September 4, 2014 at 3:48 pm | No comments

Immediately after news broke that Joan Rivers had died at the age of 81 today, fellow comedians took to Twitter to express their sadness. Below are some of those messages: My friend Joan Rivers has passed away once again to quote Billy Crystal... There are no words. Bon...

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Joan Rivers dead at 81, ‘passed away peacefully’ (Updates)

Joan Rivers dead at 81, ‘passed away peacefully’ (Updates)

By | September 4, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments

UPDATE 6:22 pm ET: David Letterman said the following at the Late Show with David Letterman taping tonight. It will air on CBS at 11:35 pm ET. "Here's a woman, a real pioneer for other women looking for careers in stand-up comedy. And talk about guts - she would come out here...

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Joan Rivers moved to private room, ‘being kept comfortable’ according to Melissa Rivers

Joan Rivers moved to private room, ‘being kept comfortable’ according to Melissa Rivers

By | September 3, 2014 at 5:35 pm | No comments

Six days after iconic comedian Joan Rivers was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, today her daughter Melissa Rivers updated fans on the health of her 81-year-old mother. “My mother has been moved out of intensive care and into a private room where she is being kept...

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Joan Rivers update: Fashion Police suspends production as comedian is brought out of coma

Joan Rivers update: Fashion Police suspends production as comedian is brought out of coma

By | September 2, 2014 at 12:59 pm | No comments

As iconic comedian Joan Rivers slowly comes out of her medically induced coma today, E! has suspended production on Fashion Police, the show on which Rivers co-hosts alongside Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic and George Kotsiopoulos. “We will not be producing a ‘Fashion...

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