Posts tagged "Joan Rivers"

Kathy Griffin Quits ‘Fashion Police’

Another one busts the dust.

By: Gabrielle Chung / March 12, 2015

Melissa Rivers Responds to Joan Rivers’ Oscars In Memoriam Snub

The internet and the show's viewers went wild over Joan Rivers' notable absence during the In Memoriam segment at the Academy Awards on Sunday. But while fans are outraged, her daughter Melissa Rivers is taking the high road. The Fashion Police producer says she would have loved to see her mother's name during the show,…

By: Kendall Fisher / February 24, 2015

Joan Rivers Was Left Out of ‘In Memoriam’ Reel Because Apparently the Academy Can’t Fit in a Red Carpet Legend

Despite Joan Rivers's phenomenal success in breaking down barriers for female comedians and women in general in the entertainment industry (which is still a man's world, if Patricia Arquette's moving speech was any indication), Rivers was noticeably left out of out of the Oscar's "In Memoriam" segment. This year's montage featured beautiful animated portraits of those i…

By: Kaitlyn Laurie / February 23, 2015

Melissa Rivers Officially Files Lawsuit for Joan Rivers’ Death: Read her Statement

In October, we reported that Melissa Rivers was planning to sue the New York City clinic where her mother Joan Rivers passed away suddenly in order to get some answers regarding the tragic incident. Now, in what she describes as "one of the most difficult decisions" she's ever had to make, Melissa has finally followed…

By: Kendall Fisher / January 26, 2015

Kathy Griffin Knows She’s No Joan Rivers

Kathy Griffin is well aware Joan Rivers left some big shoes behind, but the 54-year-old comedienne will be the first to admit she's not trying to fill them. Griffin is set to replace Rivers on Fashion Police beginning Jan. 12, and she's planning to bring her own personal touch to the show.

By: Kendall Fisher / January 5, 2015

Celebrity Deaths of 2014

With the new year around the corner, we can't help but reflect back on the famous faces we tragically lost in 2014. Although they are no longer physically with us, their movies and roles will continue to remind us of their character and comedy.

By: Serina Mehrian / January 1, 2015

‘Fashion Police’ Promos Sans Joan Rivers Are Here

As the premiere date for the newly-revamped Fashion Police inch closer and closer, E! has finally given fans a first look at the series without Joan Rivers and George Kotsiopoulos. In the show's new promo, Kathy Griffin takes over the late comedienne's role, while celebrity stylist Brad Goreski replaces Kotsiopoulos as the only male co-host. Giuliana

By: Gabrielle Chung / December 30, 2014

Melissa Rivers Talks Publicly About Late Mother Joan Rivers For the First Time

Melissa Rivers just talked publicly about her late mother, Joan Rivers, for the first time since her passing on Sept. 4. The daughter of the comedy legend attended The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast today, Dec. 10. It was there that Melissa spoke about her mother to the crowd.

By: Jess Cohen / December 10, 2014

Kathy Griffin ‘Will Not be Holding Back’ on Fashion Police in Honor of Joan Rivers

Kathy Griffin, who will soon be the new host of Fashion Police, said she will be honoring the late Joan Rivers by giving celebs her honest (most likely brutal) truth. Kathy knows she has some very great, legendary shoes to fill, and spoke to Jimmy Kimmel about her upcoming undertaking - not without giving him…

By: Kaitlyn Laurie / December 10, 2014

Joan Rivers’ $150 Million Will Includes Family, Friends and Charities

Joan Rivers will was filed with the Manhattan Surrogate's Court earlier today, revealing that the late comedienne will spread her estimated $150 million fortunate amongst family, friends, staff and charities. The court papers say Joan's only child Melissa Rivers was named executor of the estate (which we previously reported), and since the will is devoid…

By: Kendall Fisher / December 9, 2014

It’s Official: Kathy Griffin Replaces Joan Rivers as Host of ‘Fashion Police’

Kathy Griffin has officially replaced her friend, the late Joan Rivers, on E!'s Fashion Police. While there's been a lot of talk about Griffin stepping in for Rivers, this is the official confirmation. Get all of the details below!

By: Jess Cohen / December 1, 2014

Report: Kathy Griffin Confirmed to Replace Joan Rivers on ‘Fashion Police’

Kathy Griffin is reportedly confirmed to replace the late Joan Rivers on E!'s Fashion Police. Rumors have been flying for months about Griffin stepping in for her friend after her passing. Now, TMZ is reporting that Griffin will join the show. Get all of the details below!

By: Jess Cohen / November 18, 2014

Kathy Griffin Tested Poorly as Joan Rivers’ ‘Fashion Police’ Replacement

As fans continue to mourn the tragic passing of Joan Rivers, especially in light of new evidence suggesting her doctors were responsible for her death, the search for Rivers' Fashion Police replacement also continues to hit snags. Kathy Griffin initially said she was offered the job and declined, but an insider says the real reaso…

By: Matt Russoniello / November 12, 2014

Joan Rivers’ Doctors Didn’t Have Proper Drug to Save Comedienne’s Life

Not only did the clinic where Joan Rivers went for a throat surgery failed to follow proper medical procedures, but it also didn't have a critical drug on its crash cart to help revive the comedienne when she stopped breathing. According to TMZ, the Yorkville Endoscopy Center in New York City did not have Succinylcholine -- a drug…

By: Gabrielle Chung / November 11, 2014

Watch: Kelly Osbourne Has a Hard Time Talking About Joan Rivers on ‘The Today Show’

Kelly Osbourne had a very hard time talking about her late friend, Joan Rivers, this morning. While on The Today Show, Osbourne was asked about how she's doing after Rivers' passing. Osbourne responded by saying, "I can't lie and say that I'm amazing." Take a look at the video to hear what else Osbourne had…

By: Jess Cohen / November 10, 2014

Joan Rivers’ Doctors Didn’t Follow Proper Procedure, Gave Comedienne Too Much Sedatives

New reports surrounding Joan Rivers suggest that the late comedienne's doctors did not follow proper medical protocol at the time of her death. According to TMZ, the Department of Health and Human Services examined the Yorkville Endoscopy Center, where Rivers initially stopped breathing before she was rushed New York City's Mount Sinai Hospital, and found…

By: Gabrielle Chung / November 10, 2014

Kathy Griffin Confirms She Was Offered ‘Fashion Police’ Job After Joan Rivers’ Passing

Kathy Griffin has confirmed that she was offered a job at Fashion Police. After the passing of her good friend and fellow comedian, Joan Rivers, Griffin was rumored to be E!'s choice to fill in for Rivers when the show returns next year. Griffin has now confirmed the news with Access Hollywood, but revealed she…

By: Jess Cohen / November 4, 2014

Melissa Rivers Hires Lawyers, Suing Doctors For Joan Rivers’ Wrongful Death

Melissa Rivers obtained help from a law firm on Tuesday to represent her in suing the clinic involved in Joan Rivers' death. As we reported last week, a driving force for the comedienne's daughter is to find out exactly how her mom passed away... But it must be noted that this law suit could be…

By: Kendall Fisher / October 28, 2014
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