The comedian Joan Rivers has passed away at the age of 81 after she stopped breathing while having sugary last week.
Joan was having surgery on her neck last week when she stopped berating then being rushed to the local emergency centre.
Her daughter Melissa Rivers was the one who broke the news to the world about her mothers death as she said:
“It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, Joan Rivers. She passed peacefully at 1:17pm surrounded by family and close friends. My son and I would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of Mount Sinai Hospital for the amazing care they provided for my mother. Cooper and I have found ourselves humbled by the outpouring of love, support, and prayers we have received from around the world. They have been heard and appreciated. My mother’s greatest joy in life was to make people laugh. Although that is difficult to do right now, I know her final wish would be that we return to laughing soon.”
TMZ have announced that Joan was taken off life support by her daughter to let her pass away pecefully!