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Joan Rivers’ Cause Of Death Revealed

Joan Rivers' Cause Of Death Revealed

Joan Rivers passed away on September 4, 2014 after undergoing a throat procedure at a clinic in New York. Now, the comedienne’s official cause of death has been revealed. According to the Medical Examiner, her brain was cut off from oxygen.

TMZ reports:

Joan Rivers died because she went into hypoxic arrest during her throat procedure … cutting off oxygen to her brain — but the medical examiner is calling it a “predictable complication.”

The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner released its findings today, revealing that Joan was sedated with Propofol during the procedure.

The investigation also revealed Joan had the procedure to evaluate changes in her voice and to deal with acid reflux. Joan suffered brain damage due to lack of oxygen.

As for the “predictable complication” … it appears the Examiner is saying her cause of death is simply a risk associated with either anesthesia, the procedure, or both.

May she rest in peace. It’s sad that she’s gone…

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Posted Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 12:12pm
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Joan Rivers’ Doctor Took A Selfie While She Was Under Anesthesia

Joan Rivers' Doctor Took A Selfie While She Was Under Anesthesia

This is just about the most heinous thing I could possibly think of. According to new reports, the doctor that was treating Joan Rivers at the endoscopy clinic actually took a selfie while the legendary comedienne was under anesthesia. Ugh. TMZ reports:

Joan Rivers’ personal doctor took a selfie while the comedienne was unconscious during a biopsy … shortly before her heart stopped beating … this according to a new report.

The doctor performing the endoscopy had just finished when Joan’s personal ear nose and throat doctor began performing biopsy which was done without her consent — this according to the CNN report.

A staffer at the Yorkville Endoscopy clinic reportedly told investigators Joan’s doc stopped to take the selfie.

Let’s hope that Melissa sues the pants off of that clinic and the doctor involved. It won’t bring her back, but it would teach them not to repeat this mess. What do you think?

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Posted Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:09am
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Joan Rivers Thought She Would Die Having Plastic Surgery

Joan Rivers Thought She Would Die Having Plastic Surgery

We lost a great one this week, folks — and losing that amount of funny in one person is tremendous loss. Joan Rivers was huge and her insults were insane and we all loved her. We send our most heartfelt condolences to Melissa and Cooper.

Joan passed away as the result of what she thought was routine throat surgery. Despite that, the comedienne always thought she would die in a different manner: under the knife, having cosmetic surgery.

According to a report from The Sun, she talked about dying during a plastic surgery procedure. She said, “I want more surgery immediately but I think I will probably wait a year because often at this age they put you down and you don’t come back – they make you cross your arms just in cases!”

She went on to say, “It’s always a concern that I’m not going to come out of it but it’s more important to me to get the work done than my own mortality because I’ve had a terrific life.”

She added, “I think it will be fabulous to die on the operating table because the publicity would keep the ‘Fashion Police’ re-runs going for years. Plus no one will say, ‘How old?’ Nobody wants to see an old face because it reminds you of your own mortality. I believe in plastic surgery to make the viewer feel better.”

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Posted Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 10:10am
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Robin Williams Death Photo: It’s Not Him!

Robin Williams Death Photo: It's Not Him!

As if it weren’t bad enough that we have lost the highly talented, sweet but troubled soul that is Robin Williams, some sick individual is out there trying to profit from the loss. Someone is actually trying to pass off a photo of a deceased person (by strangulation) as the late actor. Gross, right?

Someone has posted a pic of what they claim to be Robin Williams’ body at the Coroner’s Office … but we’ve learned it is NOT Robin.

We’ve traced it back … the pic was taken from a Spanish language website that deals with strangulation and has several images posted to illustrate. The image that was sent around Tuesday night resembles Robin, but it was posted several years ago.

Zelda Williams was extremely upset by the pic, tweeting, “I’m shaking. I can’t. Please. Twitter requires a link and I won’t open it. Don’t either. Please.”

How despicable!

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Posted Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 8:08am
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