Name: Joan Rivers
Birth Name: 
Joan Alexandra Molinsky
Birth Date: 
June 8, 1933
Birth Place: 
Brooklyn, New York
Stand-up, television, film
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 2333

Robin Williams, Joan Rivers & Philip Seymour Hoffman Remembered at 2015 SAG Awards

Posted Monday January 26, 2015 9:44 AM GMT

While there was much to celebrate about the movie and television industries over the past year, the 2015 SAG Awards also highlighted some of the brilliant stars we lost in 2014.


Joan Rivers’ Death Linked To Too Much Propofol During Surgery

Posted Tuesday November 11, 2014 8:19 AM GMT

Details continue to surface regarding the circumstances surrounding Joan Rivers' demise, and the latest reports confirm that her surgeons used an inappropriate amount of propofol to put her under for her upper endoscopy.

Per a GossipCenter source, the 81-year-old was undergoing the procedure when her personal doctor Gwen Korovin also performed a laryngoscopy even though she lacked the credentials to operate at the Yorkville Endoscopy Center.


Melissa Rivers Preparing Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit in Death of Joan Rivers

Posted Wednesday October 29, 2014 2:03 PM GMT

Following the Medical Examiner’s report that Joan Rivers died of surgical complications, her daughter Melissa Rivers has declared she’s filing a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Rivers has retained New York law firm Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz to handle the investigation and subsequent suits against both the clinic and the individual doctors.


Kelly Osbourne Honors Late Joan Rivers With Bumble Bee Tattoo

Posted Friday October 24, 2014 12:33 PM GMT

She has a well-known penchant for ink, and Kelly Osbourne scored some new body art as part of her mourning process following the September 4th death of Joan Rivers.

The “Fashion Police” starlet posted a photo of her appointment at the tattoo parlor, explaining why she decided to remember Rivers with a bumble bee.


Joan Rivers’ Cause of Death Released

Posted Thursday October 16, 2014 12:55 PM GMT

Tragedy struck the entertainment world when Joan Rivers passed away last month and the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office has finally announced the cause of her demise.


Joan Rivers’ Throat Biopsy Blamed For Death

Posted Wednesday September 10, 2014 8:53 AM GMT

As the authorities continue to investigate the demise of Joan Rivers one unnamed medical source has come forward with a probable explanation.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source explained that the “Fashion Police” star showed up at Yorkville Endoscopy for a routine vocal cord procedure after a doctor spotted something abnormal.


Joan Rivers Pens Instructions for Her Own Funeral

Posted Monday September 8, 2014 7:27 AM GMT

The death of Joan Rivers has millions of fans, friends and family in mourning, and on Sunday (September 7) many loved ones gathered at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan for a touching funeral.

Inside the printed program, the “Fashion Police” star provided directions for how things should go- “I want my funeral to be a big showbiz affair with lights, cameras, action. I want paparazzi and I want publicists making a scene! I want it to be Hollywood all the way. I don’t want some rabbi rambling on.”


Joan Rivers’ Cause of Death: Still Unknown

Posted Friday September 5, 2014 12:30 PM GMT

It’s been 24 hours since she passed away and the Medical Examiner’s Office can’t seem to figure out the “cause and manner of death” for the late Joan Rivers.

Per a TMZ report, the 81-year-old comedienne died just after 1pm after being in a medically-induced coma for several days. He was initially brought to Mt. Sinai Hospital after she stopped breathing during a throat surgery at a nearby clinic.