Joan Rivers Says She’s Allowed to Make Holocaust Jokes

Comedian/firebrand Joan Rivers (real name: Joan Rosenberg) recently made a joke that some Jews weren't super happy with. While doing Oscars fashion commentary for E!, Rivers commented on Heidi Klum's outfit: "The last time a German looked this hot was when they were pushing Jews into the ovens." The Jewish watchdog group the Anti Defamation League (ADL) took issue with the joke and demanded that Rivers apologize, but she said no way. "My husband lost the majority of his family at Auschwitz, and … [Read more...]

What Joan Rivers Taught Melissa Rivers About Yiddish

Joan Rivers' former manager Billy Sammeth is shopping a tell-all, and he sat down for a super bitchy interview with The Daily Beast. Among the juicy tidbits he shared about Joan and her daughter Melissa Rivers was this one: I once took Joan and Melissa to the Palm Court at the Plaza when Melissa was around 7 or 8 years old. Going to the Palm Court became like a ritual to Joan back then. Two old Jews came up to Joan that day when Melissa tagged along with us to the Palm Court. They said … [Read more...]