A-list celebs Joan Rivers and Kelly Osbourne have joined a campaign to help an Israeli gay couple have a child, posting photos of themselves holding a sign in Hebrew displaying their support. “A Wider Bridge,” an organization that builds a connection between the Israeli and U.S. LGBT community, first brought the story of Yuval and Liran,… More ▸
“Fashion Police” TV personality Joan Rivers (who recently made the ADL’s hit list) has launched a new web series called “In Bed with Joan,” and her first featured guest was Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman. The show is a 30-minute segment of a “no holds barred chat with Joan Rivers,” according to the show’s site. Silverman… More ▸
Someone call the Fashion Police! Oh wait. Television personality Joan Rivers is in a bit of trouble after she made a Holocaust joke on her show “Fashion Police,” commenting on Heidi Klum’s Oscars outfit. Referring to Klum’s gold dress that featured a plunging neckline, Rivers said on Monday, “the last time a German looked this… More ▸
By Marcy Oster
The Anti-Defamation League called on “Fashion Police” host Joan Rivers to apologize for a Holocaust reference she made on the show. More ▸
As one of the worst storms in U.S. history took its toll on the Northeast, celebrities who live in New York City (and elsewhere) took to Twitter with their thoughts and updates.
Thanks for all the concerned tweets… Thank goodness we are all okay… Thinking of those who aren’t #sandy
— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing)
October 30, 2012
I know it’s tough now, New York, but picture yourself next summer, lying on a warm, calm beach, with nothing to remind you of Sandy
— B.J. Novak (@bjnovak) October 30, 2012
Sending love to all in Long Beach L.I. My home town. bc
— Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) October 30, 2012 More ▸
Mayim Bialik offers pain-coping tips following a car accident, Bruce Springsteen thrills the Oppenheims visiting from Israel and Natalie Portman bares all (but you can’t really see). More ▸
Music star Rihanna told Oprah Winfrey that she still loves Chris Brown, an act that upset many, based on Rihanna’s history of being physically abused by Brown.
Hollywood big-mouth Joan Rivers, who is known for having a limitless twitter account, expressed her opinion,
And Rihanna, who is known as a queen of Twitter comebacks, decided to respond to Rivers with a series of Tweets, including a reference to Rivers’ age: More ▸
By Marcy Oster
Comedian Joan Rivers’ comparison of Costco’s decision not to sell her latest book to the policies of Nazi Germany is inappropriate, the Anti-Defamation League said. More ▸
In February, we reported that the 78-year-old television icon estimated her number of surgical procedures to be a whooping 739 times. Assuming that it was reported almost 5 months ago, it is safe to bet that the number has risen. But no more! On Tuesday’s edition of NBC’s “Today,” Rivers told Hoda and Kathie Lee… More ▸
A Mother’s Day special! Because if you’ll put all of them in a blender and add some guilt, you’ll get your mom! And you love your mom, don’t you? Well it wouldn’t hurt you to say it more often.
1. Sylvia Fine (“The Nanny”)
In a show that turned an eccentric Flushing-Jewish stereotype into an art form, Sylvia Fine, portrayed by Renée Taylor, was the queen. Constantly visiting the princess, Fran, and the Queen-mother, Yetta, Sylvia Fine (née Rosenberg) was a New York Jewish mother in a nutshell – overbearing, loud, hungry and mostly dominant. Oh, and loud too.