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.
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.
Joan Rivers‘ E! and Fashion Police family have declared Friday, Sept. 19 “Joan Day.” The network will be airing an all-day marathon of Fashion Police, and highlighting some of Joan’s most hilarious jokes from the show. What a perfect way to honor the iconic comic!
Joan Rivers‘ personal doctor, Dr. Gwen Korovin, has been ID’d as the woman who took a selfie with the comedian inside her procedure room at Yorkville Endoscopy clinic on Aug. 28, multiple sources told TMZ. Joan was already under anesthesia when Dr. Korovin came into the room, staff members claim.