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Heat To Heart: Joan Rivers Receives Star Studded Burial In New York

Even in death Joan Rivers got what she wanted - a hollywood funeral!

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Joan Rivers gets more than 40 top Hollywood stars at funeral in New York play

Joan Rivers gets more than 40 top Hollywood stars at funeral in New York

A legion of notables turned up, Sunday at New York's Temple Emanu-El to remember the legend Joan Rivers, who died last Thursday at age, 81. Among the crowds were Sarah Jessica Parker and her husband US actor Matthew Broderick, Kathy Griffin, Whoopie Goldberg, Howard Stern, Guilliana Rancic, Kelly Osbourne, Huge Jackman among many others.

Theater stars Bernadette Peters, Alan Cumming and Tommy Tune were there. Record producer Clive Davis arrived, too. Fashion designers Carolina Herrera and Michael Kors were also seen.

Stars from TV such as Barbara Walters, Geraldo Rivera, Diane Sawyer, Kathie Lee, Hoda Kotb and Andy Cohen. And moguls Barry Diller, Donald Trump and Steve Forbes.

Meanwhile, scores of fans, friends and family were also spottedcrying and screaming outside the temple to share the last moment of the comedy legend.

In her last book, "I Hate Everyone.... Starting With Me", the comedic star revealed that she hoped for 'a huge showbiz affair with lights, cameras, action' at her funeral and her daughter Melissa Rivers made sure her mother got just that!

According to an insider, stars were treated to a performance by the New York City Gay Men's Chorus singing 'irreverent, fun songs and singer Audra McDonald, of Broadway fame, left mourners in tears as she sang.

Touching tributes came from the likes of Howard Stern, Huge Jackman and Joan's only child, Melissa who read a light-hearted letter to her mother, striking 'just the right tone for this event," according to DailyMail
 

However, the autopsy carried out on Joan found no cause of death pending additional tests as New York medical examiner continues to investigate.

The NYPD is now also investigating the death of the comedienne


 

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