09:50 PM EDT 09/01/2015
Originally posted 08/31/2015 08:30PM
Melissa Rivers stepped into her mother's shoes on Fashion Police Monday night. Rivers took over the seat left by her mother Joan Rivers, who unexpectedly died on Sept. 4, 2014 at the age of 81.
Originally posted 09/01/2015 01:00AM
Kelly Osbourne left E!'s Fashion Police earlier this year as it weathered a storm of controversy, but there were apparently no hard feelings when the show returned to the air on Monday night.
Osbourne, 30, sent a sweet message to the show's new host and producer Melissa Rivers, Tweeting, "Congratulations on an awesome show tonight!"
Rivers replied, "@KellyOsbourne I love you!!! The flowers are amazing and you owned the lavender carpet! Xxx #friends #mysister." (Rivers was referring to Osbourne's gig hosting the MTV Video Music Awards preshow on Sunday night.)
Originally posted 08/31/2015 10:40PM
Leave it to Margaret Cho to make a scene.
All eyes were on Melissa Rivers on Monday's Fashion Police, as the daughter of the late Joan Rivers took her mother's seat. But it was guest panelist Cho who made the biggest waves as the E! show returned from a months-long hiatus.
While the other panelists played it fairly safe, Cho delved into riskier territory with a zinger about MTV Video Music Awards host Miley Cyrus' locks.
In Her Own Words: New Fashion Police Host Melissa Rivers' Most Touching Reflections About Her 'Fearless' Mother Joan
Originally posted 08/31/2015 04:35PM
Just five days shy of the one-year anniversary of Joan Rivers' unexpected death, Melissa Rivers will take her mother's seat when Fashion Police returns to E! on Monday night.
Melissa joins Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski in hosting the show that her mother – who was 81 years old when she died in New York City on Sept. 4, 2014, due to complications during an endoscopic procedure – led for five years.
Before a new era of Fashion Police begins, let's take a look back at everything Melissa has said about her legendary mother in the last year.
Originally posted 07/01/2015 09:30AM
Though Melissa Rivers' late mother Joan was close with Donald Trump, her former Celebrity Apprentice boss isn't getting her support in his bid for president.
Rivers, 47, takes issue with Trump's controversial stance on immigration.
"I know Donald on such a different level. Do I agree with his comments? No. I don't agree with what he said, but I do think he is very, very smart," she told PEOPLE before a Q&A at Los Angeles' Grammy Museum, which is currently featuring the exhibit "Joan Rivers: Can We Talk?"
Kelly Osbourne on Melissa Rivers Joining Fashion Police: 'This Is What Should Have Happened from Day One'
Originally posted 06/26/2015 02:40PM
Melissa Rivers is stepping into her mother's shoes on Fashion Police – and Kelly Osbourne couldn't be happier!
Originally posted 06/18/2015 04:10PM
Melissa Rivers is stepping into some familiar shoes – her mother's!
The Fashion Police executive producer will be joining Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski when the E! show returns this summer, but the panelist position wasn't one that Rivers initially set out for.
After her mother's death, Rivers, 47, told PEOPLE she was unsure of who she was without Joan working by her side. As the remaining half of the Joan and Melissa "comedy act," Rivers told PEOPLE she was suddenly left as a "straight man" and asking herself, "Now what?"
Originally posted 06/17/2015 05:10PM
Melissa Rivers is taking her mother's legacy into her own hands.
Rivers will co-host E!'s Fashion Police alongside Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski starting this summer, the network announced Wednesday. She already executive-produces the show and is assuming a role held by her late mom, iconic comedian Joan Rivers.
"I'm very excited to be given the opportunity to continue to work with my E! and Fashion Police family," Melissa, 47, said in a statement.
Originally posted 06/09/2015 04:25PM
Joan Rivers would have been 82 on Monday, and her loved ones happily celebrated in honor of the late comedian's legacy.
"We went out to dinner with some friends and toasted her," daughter Melissa Rivers tells PEOPLE. They toasted the late comedian, saying, "We're still here, we're doing okay."
Despite being gone, Melissa and her son, Cooper, are keeping Rivers' legacy alive.
"We laugh everyday, and that's the greatest testament to her legacy," Melissa shares.
Originally posted 05/29/2015 11:40AM
What Melissa Rivers wouldn't give to have mom Joan tell her, just one more time, that she's doing something wrong.
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