HOLY GOODNESS GRACIOUS.
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This is the perfect way to remember Joan Rivers!
Exactly one year ago today, the comedienne died unexpectedly after a surgical procedure, and the world of comedy — and especially of Fashion Police — has never been the same!
On Thursday night, E! held a special episode of the show called Celebrating Joan, where the late host's daughter Melissa shared memories of her mother's life discussing fashion — complete with clips of Joan's best and craziest moments from the series.
And it wouldn't be an authentic production about Joan without a little humor in place of the sadness, right?!
Melissa regaled us with tales of crazy things Joan would say — both on the show and off air — while reminding us of the incredible person we all lost last year!
Ch-ch-check out clips of the show (below) from last night:
Melissa Rivers has since kicked off Fashion Police's comeback, but her mother is always in her memory.
She recently revealed that it was actually only last month that she and her son, Cooper, scattered her mom's ashes. In fact, she even shared a couple shots featured in the gallery (above) from their trip a couple weeks ago.
The 47-year-old divulged:
"Coop and I took our annual family vacation to Wyoming. [The] first without my mom and scattered some of her ashes there so we can still be together every August as a family."
How sweet is that??
And as for the first anniversary of Joan's death on September 4, Melissa shared:
We can't say she didn't have it coming!
Last night's Fashion Police was a bit more anticipated than previous episodes as it was the show's return after a multi month hiatus that saw Melissa Rivers, daughter of the Joan Rivers, take her mother's set on the panel.
But that was soon forgotten about as one of the guest panelists, Margaret Cho, stole the spotlight.
Everyone was playing it pretty safe with what they said seeing as how Giuliana Rancic's racially insensitive comments on Zendaya's dreadlocks at the Oscars blew up and resulted in Kathy Griffin as well as Kelly Osbourne leaving the show and lead to the show's hiatus.
But Cho wasn't going to let that get in the way of a good old jab at the host! On the show, Cho was talking a bit about Miley Cyrus when she said:
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:
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!
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!
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Oh the shade!!
On Tuesday, Melissa Rivers sat down with Hoda Kotb at the 92nd Street Y to discuss her book The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief, and Manipulation — and it seems she had a lot to say about Kathy Griffin!
When asked about her mom Joan Rivers' replacement on Fashion Police, Melissa had no problem pulling out the shade.
Sometimes a diss is just a misunderstanding.
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: