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Melissa Rivers Bids Farewell to Her Mother's Casket | Joan Rivers

UpdatePosted 09/07/2014 07:00AM

Melissa Rivers Bids Farewell to Her Mother's Casket

Originally posted 09/05/2014 06:55PM

An openly grieving Melissa Rivers bid a tearful farewell to her mother Joan Rivers, who died Sept. 4 at age 81, as the comedian's casket was loaded into a hearse in New York City Saturday, reportedly on its way to a crematorium in preparation for Sunday morning's funeral at New York City's Temple Emanu-El.

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Joan Rivers Had Heart Condition That 'Scared the Hell' Out of Her | Joan Lunden, Joan Rivers

UpdatePosted 09/06/2014 12:15PM

Joan Rivers Had Heart Condition That 'Scared the Hell' Out of Her

Originally posted 09/06/2014 08:00AM

As the investigation continues into the circumstances surrounding Joan Rivers's death following a routine outpatient procedure, a video clip has surfaced in which the legendary comedian confesses her concerns about anesthesia – and reveals she has a heart condition.

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Loved Ones Remember Reporter Steven Sotloff

Steven Sotloff Remembered by Family and Friends

Originally posted 09/05/2014 02:00PM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Steven Sotloff had always been interested in exploring the world. Intelligent and inquisitive, he had an easygoing disposition and a sharp sense of humor.

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PEOPLE's TV Critic: Joan Rivers Was Angry, Smart & a Remarkable Piece of Work

Joan Rivers: Angry, Smart and a Remarkable Piece of Work

Originally posted 09/05/2014 01:00PM

Many years ago I had the odd privilege of hearing a voicemail that Joan Rivers left on a colleague's phone. Ms. Rivers, calling in from a radio studio, was not happy with a review my colleague had written of one of her books.

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Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel Trade Insults in Salute to Joan Rivers | Jimmy Kimmel, Joan Rivers, Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel Trade Insults in Salute to Joan Rivers

Originally posted 09/05/2014 08:30AM

Joan Rivers blazed a trail for women comedians, especially ones like Sarah Silverman, who adored her bold, take-no-prisoners approach to jokes.

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25 Jokes That Show How Joan Rivers Blended Humor, Hardship and Chutzpah

Joan Rivers: 25 Jokes That Show How She Blended Humor, Hardship and Chutzpah

Originally posted 09/04/2014 07:55PM

Following the death of Joan Rivers at age 81 on Thursday, her daughter, Melissa Rivers, released a statement: "My mother's greatest joy in life was to make people laugh," it read in part.

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Filed Under: Death, Tributes, Joan Rivers
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Johnny Depp, Lena Dunham & More Stars Honor Joan Rivers

RIP Joan Rivers: Celebrities Remember the Comedy Legend

Originally posted 09/04/2014 04:00PM

A pop culture icon since the 1960s, Joan Rivers made generations of people laugh.

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Filed Under: Death, Tributes, Joan Rivers
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Stephen Lee, Actor on Seinfeld and Nash Bridges, Dies

Stephen Lee, Actor on Seinfeld and Nash Bridges, Dies at 58

Originally posted 08/28/2014 08:25AM

Stephen Lee, the character actor who hilariously played an overly loquacious cabinet installer on Seinfeld – among dozens of other roles on TV and in the movies – has died at 58.

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Billy Crystal Honors Robin Williams in Touching Tribute

Billy Crystal Honors Friend Robin Williams in Touching Emmys Tribute

Originally posted 08/25/2014 10:35PM

The TV industry said a final goodbye to the late comedian Robin Williams on Monday night.

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Robin Williams's Widow Is 'Surprisingly Resilient,' Says Friend

Robin Williams's Widow Is 'Surprisingly Resilient,' Says Friend

Originally posted 08/24/2014 05:00PM

Well-loved and well-ridden, the bicycle still had mud clinging to the tires. From the handlebars hung a red Night at the Museum cap, signed by its owner.

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