After suffering a cardiac arrest, the legendary American comedian Joan Rivers died on Thursday in a New York hospital. Joan was admitted a week ago after suffering from cardiac arrest, her daughter said. The comedian was 81.
"It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, Joan Rivers. She passed peacefully at 1.17 p.m. surrounded by family and close friends," Efe quoted Melissa Rivers as saying in a statement.
The comedian and host of E! television's Fashion Police, was admitted on an urgent basis to Mount Sinai Hospital last Thursday after having respiratory problems during throat surgery and she was kept on life support.
Joan Rivers was known for her wit, plastic surgeries and trademark question: "Can we talk?". Over eight decades, she took a dig at everyone and everything including herself. She did not care whether her words invited controversy or made her a joke, Joan Rivers had a big mouth and she was not bothered about how people take her. For example, Joan Rivers who got too many plastic surgeries once made fun of herself and said, "I've had so much plastic surgery, when I die they will donate my body to Tupperware"
We decided to take a look at the best quotes of Joan Rivers we would always remember.
The Best Quotes Of Joan Rivers We Would Remember:
"A study says owning a dog makes you 10 years younger. My first thought was to rescue two more, but I don't want to go through menopause again."
"I've had so much plastic surgery, when I die, they will donate my body to Tupperware."
"I must admit I am nervous about getting Alzheimer's. Once it hits, I might tell my best joke and never know it."
"Don't tell your kids you had an easy birth or they won't respect you. For years I used to wake up my daughter and say, 'Melissa, you ripped me to shreds. Now go back to sleep.'"
"I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door or I'll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present."
"Never be afraid to laugh at yourself, after all, you could be missing out on the joke of the century."
"Half of all marriages end in divorce - and then there are the really unhappy ones."