Sad news was announced when it had been revealed that famous comedian Joan Rivers has passed away. The star died on Thursday in Manhattan, at the age of 81.
The sad news was confirmed by the star’s daughter, Melissa Rivers, who said that the cause of the death still has to be determined. A spokesperson also indicated that the cause is yet to be confirmed. What is certain at this point is that Joan died at Mount Sinai Hospital, while being under medical care.
The star was taken to the facility earlier this week. She entered into cardiac arrest and had to undergo emergency surgery. A spokesperson for the star claimed that Joan had been in the clinic just for a minor procedure on her vocal cords. However, it seems that some complications have been developed by the star. The State Health Department is still investigating the circumstances which led to the death.
Melissa had been there for her mom since the first moment when she was taken to the emergency room. The daughter of the famous star revealed on Tuesday that her mom was on life support. On Wednesday, she said that Joan was doing better.
Joan Rivers has been one of the most successful female stand-up comics of all time. Actually, she achieved success and recognition on an area of the entertainment world dominated by men. There is no wonder that Joan Rivers became a model for aspiring comedians from all over the world.
After the confirmation on the death of the star, a series of messages were shared on social media to honor the late comedian. Numerous famous people also expressed their sorrow.
Joan Rivers was loved by the public. “I mock everybody, regardless of race, creed or color,” she previously said. “Every joke I make, no matter how tasteless, is there to draw attention to something I really care about,” Joan Rivers added.
Some reports reveal that Joan Rivers’ family are actually considering a lawsuit against the hospital in which the star received treatment, linked to the sudden and shocking death of the famous comedian.