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“I’ll make movies until I make babies. I have no idea when the handover will happen.”

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“My virginity was a big deal, my braces were a big deal – all because I was America’s sweetheart.”

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“I’ve squandered an opportunity that people would kill for. You reach a certain age and you come to the conclusion that greatness is not in you.”

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“How would her mother have felt about the Saudi Prince Muhammad bin Fahd buying her apartment? "The check cleared," Melissa intones, deadpan.”

Melissa Rivers: Anger, Grief, and Why I’m Auctioning Joan’s Possessions
The Daily Beast, June 12, 2016

On September 4, 2014, in the Mount Sinai Hospital room just after her mother Joan Rivers had died, Melissa Rivers asked for some time alone with her mother's body.

"I was just sitting there, and laughed," Rivers recalls in an interview with the Daily Beast. "I heard an intake of breath behind me. A nurse had come in. She asked me if I was OK. I told her, 'I was just thinking: my dad is having a really bad day. I imagined him in Heaven, saying, 'She's whaaat? She's here? Heck. After all these years of not being yelled at.'"

Edgar Rosenberg committed suicide in 1987, after his wife's Fox chat show had been canceled and the couple had separated.

In interviews, Joan Rivers told me more than once how furious Edgar's suicide still made her, and--in her last major interview--how her friend and then-First Lady Nancy Reagan had arranged to have Edgar's body moved home from Philadelphia, where he had killed himself.

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Arts

Philip Seymour Hoffman: an actor first

The Daily Beast, February 2, 2014

‘Blue,’ through lesbian eyes

The New York Times, November 6, 2013

How gay was Gore Vidal?

The Daily Beast, July 31, 2013

Book of Mormon: The South Park crew find God

The Times, March 16, 2011

The colourful life of Howard Hodgkin

The Times, March 22, 2008

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Style and fashion

A no-sweat work shirt? No sweat

The New York Times, December 19, 2013

The Biggie: a tainted status symbol

The New York Times, November 17, 2013

Eileen Ford: the woman who created the supermodel

The Times, March 17, 2012

Vidal Sassoon: Not bad for a hairdresser

The Times, August 21, 2010

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