Melissa Rivers chats with V on her mother’s legacy, gratitude in Hollywood and her take on the Golden Globes. When Joan Rivers started out as a comedian in 1960, she was lambasted for talking about birth control on national TV—even saying the word ‘pregnant’ was forbidden. Up until that point, female comedians were accustomed to being cute, not challenging. Joan
Melissa Rivers chats with Ben and Kellie about her new book about her mom Joan Rivers, and what it was like growing up with a mother who was also a comedy icon.
Melissa Rivers has made us laugh for years, along with her late mother Joan Rivers, debating red carpet couture on “Fashion Police.” She joined us on Good Day LA with ideas on how to throw the perfect award show party! visit: amazon.com/melissarivers
What I’ve learned from going through my mom’s things it is that I’ve got her in me, both good and bad. My mother was a hoarder — but not like on TV shows of. My mother lived amidst Swarovski Crystals and Faberge eggs, not cases of Crystal Lite and hardboiled eggs from 1973. Maybe hoarder’s not the right word, actually;