It’s no surprise that Melissa Rivers, 46, is still hurting deeply over the loss of her beloved mother, Joan Rivers, whose untimely death at the age of 81 was the result of complications from a medical procedure. On Oct. 23, Melissa took to Instagram as she continued to mourn her mother with a touching Throwback Thursday pic featuring her son, Cooper Endicott, and Joan.
Melissa Rivers, 46, is allegedy set to inherit most of her late mother’s estate, including $75 million in cash and Joan Rivers‘ $35 million New York City apartment. That’s a lot of money, but according to a new report, Melissa’s inheritance hasn’t brought her much comfort.
Joan Rivers passed away on Sept. 4 at the age of 81, and it turns out that her death could have been avoided. As the autopsy report reveals, her passing was the result of a botched, elective procedure. Daughter Melissa Rivers, 46, has released a heartbreaking statement via Twitter.
Joan Rivers was simply having a procedure to find out why her voice was always so raspy but she sadly did not survive. The 81-year-old star of Fashion Police, died several days later and now the New York City medical examiner’s office has just revealed, Oct. 16, that it was a complication of the sedative drug propofol, which also famously killed Michael Jackson.
Sarah Silverman’s uncanny impersonation of the late Joan Rivers was one of the best moments of her Oct. 4 Saturday Night Live hosting gig. The 43-year-old honored her longtime friend with a hilarious heaven skit, which featured Joan roasting Richard Pryor, Benjamin Franklin and more!
Before Joan Rivers passed away on Sept. 4 at 81 years old, she took part in a photo shoot and interview with W magazine. In the October issue, the mag calls Joan the “Queen of Comedy” and features her glamorous last portrait, filled with fur and diamonds.