Joan Rivers still telling gay jokes from beyond the grave

Joan Rivers still telling gay jokes from beyond the grave

You might have thought Joan Rivers had cracked her last gay joke when she died last year – but the comedian’s unique sense of humour lives on.

The gay icon and Fashion Police star passed away in September 2014, aged 81.

But re-telling one of her mother’s jokes recently, daughter Melissa Rivers is keeping the family tradition very much alive.

She recounted: “When I told her that in my college textbook she was referred to as a feminist icon, she said: ‘Don’t be silly, Melissa. Feminists are just lesbians who can’t play golf!’

“I said, ‘Is Gloria Steinem a lesbian?’ She said, ‘I don’t know, I’ve never slept with her. But I do know she hasn’t broken par since 1987′.”

Melissa Rivers recalled the joke in her memoir The Book of Joan, shared in the Evening Standard.

It’s far from Rivers’ only gay joke, the woman who amassed a large gay following that she spent most of her life affectionately mocking.

When asked whether the US would see a gay president a few weeks prior to her death, she joked: “We already have it with Obama, so let’s just calm down. You know Michelle is a tranny. A transgender, we all know.”

The joke evidently didn’t upset President Barack Obama. Melissa Rivers later revealed she had received a handwritten condolence letter from the politician. The note said in part: “Not only did she make us laugh, she made us think.”

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  1. D
    August 15, 07:01 Reply

    She made her mark, she lives on…..

  2. KingBey
    August 15, 07:03 Reply

    I miss Joan Rivers. Fashion Police died alongside with her.

  3. Oluwadamilare Okoro
    August 15, 07:27 Reply

    I watched her roast on comedy central … It was hilarious … The only thing they got on her is her plastic surgeries … But she joked about that too, killing all the other comedians!

    She was a funny woman.

    • Pink Panther
      August 15, 07:39 Reply

      That’s her charm. she’s self deprecating. She knows her weakness is her plastic surgery and she makes fun of herself over it. So u can’t really get her there when she’s gotten there first

  4. ken
    August 15, 07:36 Reply

    Can you imagine telling a sitting Nigerian president that he’s gay?
    The next thing SSS, mopol and army will swing in for arrest and torture!

    • Masked Man
      August 15, 07:45 Reply

      Before military people get to her from the president, Nigerians would have killed and buried her over and over online, especially on sites like Linda Ikeji.

      We are that self righteous.

  5. kacee
    August 15, 07:55 Reply

    *crying* Joan rivers why did u leave us too soon, she was so funny, i miss you so much Joan to think i wanted to have a child with her…*crying*

    • keredim69
      August 15, 20:53 Reply

      Kacee….She was 81. Biko, what was “so soon” about that?

  6. ambivalentone
    August 15, 08:18 Reply

    Please, please, PLEASE! Why am I the only one in vehement denial that Michelle has been accused of being a tranny???

    • kacee
      August 15, 09:03 Reply

      Hehehehe, i noticed it lol.

  7. Tobby
    August 15, 09:11 Reply

    Me too @ambivalentone..how could that be? But Obama!!! Well,I wouldn’t mind..

  8. JOJOARMANI
    August 16, 00:23 Reply

    I laughed over that makeup video of her been tranny…

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