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Joan Rivers, The Comedy Legend, Has Passed Away At Age 81. Let’s Remember Her.

Joan Rivers, The Comedy Legend, Has Passed Away At Age 81. Let’s Remember Her.

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Comedy legend Joan Rivers has passed away at age 81 after being put on life support and into a medically induced coma earlier this week. She was rushed to the hospital on August 28th when she had stopped breathing. Her daughter released this statement today after making the difficult decision to take her mother off life support.  Twitter Rivers was known for her crass humor, something considered especially taboo as a woman. She began her career as a stand-up comedian in New York's Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, working her way up to appearances on The Tonight Show, The Ed Sullivan Show and Hollywood Squares. Throughout the 1980s, she would frequently fill in for Johnny Carson when he was unabl...