Celebrated Comedian Joan Rivers Passes Away

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Hollywood legend Joan Rivers died at 81 after spending several days in a coma, following a throat procedure.  Her daughter Melissa Rivers confirmed her mother’s death and released a heartbreaking statement to the public.

‘’It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, joan rivers. She passed peacefully at 1:17pm surrounded by family and close friends. My son and I would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of mount Sinai hospital for the amazing care they provided for my mother.

Cooper and I have found ourselves humbled by the outpouring of love, support, and prayers we have received from around the world. They have been heard and appreciated.

My mother’s greatest joy in life was to make people laugh. Although that is difficult to do right now, I know her final wish would be that we return to laughing soon.’’

Rivers will be greatly missed and numerous friends and fans have already expressed their emotions on Twitter.

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