Comedian, Joan Rivers has died.
Melissa Rivers made the sad announcement moments ago.
“It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, Joan Rivers,” her daughter, Melissa Rivers, said in a statement.
Melissa Rivers said her mother died at 1:17 p.m. “surrounded by family and close friends.”
“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,” Melissa Rivers said.