joan rivers

  • Watch: Joan Rivers gets slammed by ‘Fashion Police’ strikers

    The writers on Joan Rivers’ “Fashion Police” have had lots of practice taking swipes at big-name stars. Now they’re using that expertise to go after their own boss. In a three-minute video called “Dear Joan: Can We Talk?” the disgruntled writers come down on Rivers for not taking their side in a labor dispute with… More ▸

  • Happy birthday to Joan Rivers and Jackie Mason

    Just a little celebratory shout out to two legendary Jewish comics who each, in their own unique way, changed the American comedic landscape. First up is comedian and “Fashion Police” host Joan Rivers, who turns 80 on Saturday. Sadly, Rivers is mourning her sister, lawyer Barbara Waxler, who passed away this week. The 300-person New… More ▸

  • Joan Rivers won’t apologize for calling Adele ‘fat’

    A few weeks ago, television host/bigmouth Joan Rivers caused more controversy than usual when she commented on Adele’s weight during an interview with David Letterman. One of the most memorable quotes from the interview was when Rivers quipped, “What is her song? Rolling in The Deep? She should add fried chicken!” Classic Joan. And what’s even… More ▸

  • Joan Rivers, Kelly Osbourne stand up for Israeli LGBT rights

    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 ▸

  • Sarah Silverman and Joan Rivers snuggle in new web series

    “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 ▸

  • Joan Rivers in trouble over Holocaust joke

    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 ▸

  • Jewish celebrities react to Hurricane Sandy

    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 ▸