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This Is How Kelly Osbourne Feels About Melissa Rivers Co-Hosting Fashion Police!

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Kelly Osbourne is really happy Melissa Rivers is taking over 'Fashion Police'!

Kelly Osbourne might not've left Fashion Police on the best terms, but she's loving that Melissa Rivers is following in her mother's footsteps!

The daughter of the late Joan Rivers announced this month that she has signed on to co-host the show, after she remarked earlier in the year that the panel fell apart after her mom passed.

[ Photo: Kelly Posts A Pic Impersonating Rachel Dolezal! ]

Kelly shared a similar sentiment, and was reportedly unhappy that E! decided to revamp the show after the comedian died.

But, the 30-year-old is ecstatic that Melissa will be working her way out from behind the camera into the spotlight, saying:

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Is Melissa Rivers Going To Host Fashion Police???

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Rumors are spreading that Joan Rivers' daughter wants to spearhead the show!

E! postponed new episodes of Fashion Police until September, so everyone's wondering what will become of the smack-talk show.

With the tragic passing of Joan Rivers last year, Giuliana Rancic's controversial Zendaya comments, and Kelly Osbourne and Kathy Griffin both walking off the show, no one's really sure what the future holds for the popular program.

Well, rumors are swirling now that Melissa Rivers wants to follow in her mother's footsteps and be a host for the show!

[ Related: Melissa Throws Shade At Kathy! Deets HERE! ]

Sources speculate the 47-year-old wants Joan's legacy to live on:

"Melissa is saying that she is going to host the show. No one understands the show more than she does and this is what her mother would want."

Melissa already plays her part of Executive Producer, so it'll be interesting to see if she makes the jump in front of the camera!

[Image via PNP/WENN.]

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EXCLUSIVE! Jay Leno Did NOT Snub Joan Rivers' Daughter Melissa After Her Mother's Death!

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Sometimes a diss is just a misunderstanding.

On Wednesday, Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa Rivers went on Howard Stern's radio show, claiming that she was snubbed by Jay Leno after her mother's death.

Joan was famous banned from NBC's The Tonight Show by Jay's predecessor, Johnny Carson, after she launched a rival show on FOX. During Jay's 20+ year late night run, Joan was never invited (though Jimmy Fallon eventually ask her back).

Melissa says she was dissed by Jay at event just months after Joan's death:

"My mother passed in September, and I was asked to speak at The Hollywood Reporter Women in Entertainment breakfast at the beginning of December, so it was very fresh … I walk in, and I'm standing, having a coffee in the reception area, and Jay…looks right at me, and looks away."

Melissa thought he would approach her and offer his condolences:

"It would have been closure, and it would have been the right thing to do."

In an EXCLUSIVE statement to PerezHilton.com, Jay's rep says it was all a misunderstanding:

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Melissa Rivers Says That Fashion Police Failed Because The Family Was Torn Apart By Joan's Death

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This is just so sad!

We sometimes forget that it wasn't necessarily the Zendaya scandal that ruined Fashion Police — It was also Joan Rivers' tragic death.

Even though the E! show is scheduled to return this fall with Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski, Melissa Rivers is finally sharing her insight on the state of the series.

In an interview on Monday, Joan's daughter compared Kathy Griffin, Kelly Osbourne, and G's feud to a grieving family, saying:

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Melissa Rivers Says Joan Rivers' Death Was '100 Percent Preventable'

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It hasn't been very long since Joan Rivers passed away, but the thought of how it all happened is hard to comprehend.

Especially for her daughter, Melissa Rivers, who filed a lawsuit against the clinic that was involved in the late comedienne's death.

[ Related: Melissa & Cooper Keep Joan's Memory Alive ]

In a sit down with Matt Lauer on the Today show which airs on Monday morning, the 47-year-old believes her mother's death could've been avoided.

Melissa said:

"In my opinion, it was 100 percent preventable."

The journalist went on to ask Melissa what she thought the clinic could've done to prevent Joan's death and she responded with:

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This Is How Melissa Rivers And Her Son Cooper Continue To Keep Joan Rivers' Memory Alive

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Can you believe it's been eight months since Joan Rivers passed away?

While her memory lives on in many ways through the legacy she's left behind, Melissa Rivers reveals she tries not to think about how long it has been since her mother passed away from surgery complications.

[ Related: Melissa Speaks About Her 'Fearless' Mom ]

The 47-year-old told revealed:

"I never let myself imagine life without her. Why would I want to?

So how does she deal with the fact that the legendary comedian isn't around anymore? By writing a book!

In The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief and Manipulation, Melissa pays tribute to her mom by recalling all of their memories together.

Melissa said:

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