There's no question this must be excruciatingly difficult on the entire family.
The source said:
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The Fashion Police icon was on the Today Show to talk about living with her daughter Melissa Rivers when she made a crack about the size of their living arrangements:
"Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space."
Needless to say, things got very awkward VERY quickly. Not only were the hosts dead silent- even Melissa looked shocked!
But they weren't the only ones who thought Joan's joke was in poor taste. The attorneys for Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus have released a statement calling Joan's remarks a "new low" - and asking for an apology!
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