Media are reporting that Joan Rivers has died following complications from recent surgery.
Joan Rivers has died, Melissa Rivers says in a statement. "She passed peacefully at 1:17pm surrounded by family and close friends."
— Amy Kaufman (@AmyKinLA) September 4, 2014
May she rest in peace.
— DeborahNorville (@DeborahNorville) September 4, 2014
we lost a great one in @Joan_Rivers – she was funny all the way to the end
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) September 4, 2014
RIP Joan Rivers
— Will Upton (@wupton) September 4, 2014
RIP Joan Rivers
— RickLeventhalFoxNews (@RickLeventhal) September 4, 2014
RIP Joan Rivers. 🙁
— Amelia (@AmeliaHammy) September 4, 2014
RIP Joanie, thanks for the laughs.
— Rebecca Noms Hot Dogs (@duchessrebecca) September 4, 2014
Joan Rivers Dies at 81. God she was funny. http://t.co/Oj2N06aS1A
— Josh Sternberg (@joshsternberg) September 4, 2014
Sadness. RT: @NBCNightlyNews
BREAKING NEWS: Joan Rivers has died at age 81, her daughter announces
— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) September 4, 2014
Oh, no. She was a badass. I loved when modern society feigned offense,as it does constantly, she told em to shove it. http://t.co/BthOATKhRo
— Mary Katharine Ham (@mkhammer) September 4, 2014
RIP Joan Rivers, who I liked less for her humor (good) than for her grit (great). She was from another age, and a better one.
— Ursus, Director of Weather and Banana Programming (@AceofSpadesHQ) September 4, 2014
— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) September 4, 2014
— Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) September 4, 2014
Was just watching Spaceballs last night & thinking about Joan Rivers. Thanks for all the great memories. RIP & prayers for family, fans.
— Ed Morrissey (@EdMorrissey) September 4, 2014
Thoughts and prayers to her family.
Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.
— Variety (@Variety) September 4, 2014