The comedian, Joan Rivers' will has been released and the details from it is out. Joan Rivers has left a big fortune for her daughter Melissa which also includes Guide Dogs for the Blind, Jewish Guild Healthcare and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
The late celebrity, Joan Rivers, has left USD 150 million fortune to family, friends, staff and charities. According to Rivers' 2014 will, which was filed in New York State Surrogate's Court, the late comedienne named her daughter Melissa, her longtime business manager Michael D Karlin and interior designer Robert Higdon as the co-executors of her estate.
She left Melissa all of her tangible property along with other beneficiaries including her grandson Edgar Cooper Endicott, her niece and nephew Caroline Waxler and Andrew Waxler. Rivers also left sums to her close staff and friends including assistants Jocelyn Pickett and Sabrina Lott Miller and publicist Scott Currie.
A brief mention of an upcoming medical malpractice suit over Rivers' death is made in the legal filing. The will briefly mentions a potential malpractice lawsuit against the Manhattan clinic where Rivers slipped into a coma while undergoing a routine throat surgery in August. Rivers died on September 4 at the age of 81 after suffering brain damage due to lack of oxygen. She had stopped breathing during an endoscopy days earlier.
Bequests were made to her assistants, Sabrina Lott and Jocelyn Pickett, her publicist Scott Currie, and Rivers' niece and nephew, Caroline Waxler and Andrew Waxler.