Joan Rivers Feud

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Joan Rivers Wanted Funeral With All the Glitter of a Hollywood Premiere

Joan Rivers was very aware of her mortality despite her energetic lifestyle and often battled depression. But one thing she was sure about was her funeral. She wanted it to be like a Hollywood movie premiere. Rivers’ funeral will be held Sunday (Sept. 7) at a synagogue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where she lived for many years. No further details of the funeral have been made public, but Rivers said in her July 2014 memoir, “Diary of a Mad Diva,” that she hoped her funeral would be like a Hollywood film premiere....
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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. ...