Joan Rivers always said what was on her mind. She had no filters and she pulled no punches, even when she made herself the butt of the jokes. AC360 looks back at Joan's iconic TV moments.
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When it came to Joan Rivers' comedy, no one was safe. And she was far from reserved. Recently she shared fond memories on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live." Host Andy Cohen spoke to Anderson and described Joan as "an underdog from the beginning."
Joan Rivers always called Johnny Carson her mentor, who made her a frequent guest on "The Tonight Show." When Joan was tapped to become the first woman to host a late night talk show, the two comedy legends became rivals. Gary Tuchman looks back at their complicated relationship.
"Everything Joan did, she created herself," Kathy Griffin told Anderson as she shared memories of how Joan Rivers blazed a trail for her and other women in comedy. Kathy talked about one of their private moments recalling Joan's advice:
"When you are a woman in this business, you have to hold on until your knuckles are white and they chop your fingers off. Then you hold on by your wrist, then you hold on by your elbows and you never let go."
Anderson continued the conversation, talking with Kathy about Joan's public persona and the person she knew when the cameras were off.
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