Joan Rivers: Her Life in Photos

Comedienne, talk-show host, fashion critic, trailblazer: The riveting Rivers kept audiences laughing for more than 50 years

GETTING REAL

For her 2011 WE tv reality show, Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Rivers moved to California to bunk with her daughter and grandson, Cooper (shown here in a promo for Celebrity Wife Swap). Viewers got to see the comedienne in rare form as she went about her daily life, forcing herself into Melissa's business much to her chagrin.