So the New York Department of Health and Human Services released the results of their investigation into the death of Joan Rivers. The New York Medical Examiner’s office said the comedienne’s death was due to “lack of oxygen” while under sedation because of a “predictable complication.” Melissa Rivers, Joan’s daughter, wants more details. RELATED: Melissa Rivers plans to sue the doctor who reportedly performed an unscheduled biopsy on Joan Rivers.
Melissa Rivers, daughter of the late comedienne Joan Rivers, reportedly is planning to sue a physician, Dr. Gwen Korovin, who performed an unscheduled biopsy on Joan during a throat procedure. It was the biopsy that is said to have caused Joan’s vocal chords to swell, which cut off her oxygen supply. That led to Joan going into cardiac and respiratory arrest. RELATED: Joan Rivers is laid to rest in NYC.
Did you manage to catch any of E!’s ‘Fashion Police’ marathon yesterday? I’m kicking myself for forgetting to set my DVR! After the 12 hour marathon, E! had a special, paying tribute to the late Joan Rivers with her daughter, Melissa, as well as Joan’s ‘Fashion Police’ co-hosts: Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, and George Kotsiopoulos. RELATED: Joan Rivers was laid to rest in NYC.
Yesterday Joan Rivers was laid to rest. Her funeral wasn’t quite the “spectacle” she outlined in her 2012 book, ‘I Hate Everyone… Starting with Me,’ but it certainly was a star-studded event. It was definitely an A-list affair. RELATED: Barbara Walters paid tribute to Joan Rivers.
I had no idea Barbara Walters and Joan Rivers were friends! It makes sense, though. They were peers in high profile professions, even if one was working in journalism and the other in the entertainment industry. Barbara wrote an honest tribute to Joan in the New York Daily News. RELATED: Joan Rivers discusses her funeral plans.