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Joan Rivers' Passing Ends One of the Greatest Celebrity Feuds of All Time 2

Joan Rivers’ Passing Ends One of the Greatest Celebrity Feuds of All Time

Joan Rivers was a comedy pioneer breaking down barriers for women in show business, but her ambition, brashness and acerbic wit ignited one of the biggest celebrity feuds in Hollywood history. It only now ends with her death. The feud, of course, involved the king of late night television Johnny Carson. Like most bitter feuds, theirs started out with a strong friendship and ended in bitterness and recrimination. For Rivers, it was also career damaging and nearly career ending. ...
Joan Rivers, Pioneering Comedian, Cultural Touchstone, Dies at 81 4

Joan Rivers, Pioneering Comedian, Cultural Touchstone, Dies at 81

Joan Rivers, a pioneering female comedian, cultural touchstone and arbiter of taste and fashion, died today (Sept. 4) from cardiac arrest suffered during a routine medical procedure, from which she never regaining consciousness. She was 81. Rivers suffered cardiac and respiratory arrest Aug 28, during throat surgery on her vocal chords at a New York City clinic. ...