Comedienne Joan Rivers Dies At Age 81


Yes, she will be missed: Jack Osbourne, whose sister Kelly worked with Rivers on Fashion Police, shared a sad note about how the blonde was a 'true force of nature'

Joan Rivers died this afternoon at the age of 81. The legendary comedienne passed away surrounded by her family, after she was rushed there on Thursday when she went into cardiac arrest during throat surgery at another clinic. The mother of one, daughter Melissa, and doting grandmother to Melissa’s son Cooper has most recently hosted Fashion Police on the E! network. The clinic where she went into cardiac arrest during minor throat surgery is facing an investigation.

She was so loved: It was touching how many stars quickly shared their tributes to the late comedienne


Heartbreaking: Sharon Osbourne, Piers Morgan and Kelly Ripa were amongst those paying their respects

Gone but never forgotten: The stars expressed their sadness but also shared their favourite Joan stories