A medical professional described as Joan Rivers‘ “personal doctor” reportedly paused to take a selfie just moments before the 81-year-old went into cardiac arrest on Aug. 28, according to a shocking new report.
The world continues to mourn the loss of iconic comedienne, Joan Rivers, who passed away at the age of 81 on Sept. 4, after suffering from complications while undergoing throat surgery on Aug. 28. ABC News reports that Dr. Lawrence Cohen who performed Joans surgery and served as Yorkville Endoscopy’s medical director has been fired. Read below for all the details.
Joan Rivers made sure that her finances were completely in order before her untimely death, Sept. 4, making sure to leave it all to the ones she loved. The comedian, who passed away at the age of 81, after complications from a routine throat surgery, had a net worth of over $150 million. This includes a$35 million NYC apartment, that she left to her only child, Melissa Rivers and her $40 million per year, QVC fortune.
Melissa Rivers, 46, paid tribute to her late mother, Joan Rivers, at her Sept. 7, memorial by reading an excerpt from her upcoming book, “A Letter to My Mother.” The sweet and hilarious letter was written prior to Joan’s tragic passing on Sept. 4, and expresses what needed to change about their living situation! Read below to see the whole letter!
Joan Rivers, 81, wanted to know why her voice had become so raspy, according to a new report, so that’s why she went to Yorkville Endoscopy to have doctors take a look at her vocal chords. But when an unplanned biopsy took place, according to the New York Daily News, that’s when Joan’s vocal chords started to close up, which is called laryngospasm.
We will get to see never-before-aired footage of Joan Rivers on our TV screens again, despite her sad passing. Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sept. 7 to tell the world that Joan played his advisor for two episodes on next season’s Celebrity Apprentice.