Her daughter MELISSA issued a statement saying her mother "passed peacefully...surrounded by family and close friends." She was 81.
CLINIC JOAN RIVERS VISITED UNDER INVESTIGATION, BUT WRONGDOING NOT SUSPECTED: The clinic where Joan Rivers was undergoing a procedure prior to her hospitalization and death is now under investigation by the New York State Health Department.
A source briefed on the case described the investigation of the endoscopy center as "routine," and told ABC News that as this time there is no suspicion of malpractice.
It's way too early to speculate on what happened, but of course that isn't stopping anybody. Namely RadarOnline.
They're saying insider close to family claim investigators are looking into whether Propofol may have been the culprit. That's the anesthetic that killed MICHAEL JACKSON.
BABY POOP: ALYSSA MILANO gave birth to a baby girl yesterday; her second child with husband David Bugliari. They named Her Elizabella Dylan. Her rep says Baby Elizabella weighed in at 7 pounds and 7 ounces and is 19.5 inches long
This Baby Was Born Ready to Rock http://t.co/fymxgYv665 pic.twitter.com/38aez3QloC /via @neatorama
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) September 3, 2014
SCARLETT JOHANSSON gave birth to a baby girl too. Her publicist made the announcement yesterday. This is the first child for Scarlett and her fiancé. They named her Rose Dorothy.
RUMOR HAS IT - SHERRI SHEPHERD NUDES: If you were crushed nude photos of SHERRI SHEPHERD weren't part of the massive celebrity leak last weekend there's hope for you yet!
Rumor has it Sherri is paranoid her estranged husband, Lamar Sally, will release racy shots she sent him over the years. An insider tells RadarOnline that because theirs was a long distance relationship, she would send him nekkid pics of herself "to keep things hot."
The squealer adds, "She deeply regrets sending the pictures because she's afraid Lamar will release the pictures as revenge because of the bitter nature of the divorce proceedings."
Meanwhile ... London's Daily Mail claims Sherri has been quietly dating singer Johnny Gill since June. A friend of hers says the couple met in late June when Gill performed on The View. Word is they’ve been keeping their relationship on the down-low because Sherri is still legally married to Lamar.
So how serious is their romance? Insiders tell Daily Mail Johnny has flown Sherri out to see him at several of his tour stops. “ She [has] enjoyed being out on the road and enjoyed getting to know him,” according to the source. Judging by a recent Tweet of Gill's, so has he ...
@SherriEShepherd you're the best, I had so much fun hanging with you, love love love you!!!— Johnny Gill (@RealJohnnyGill) July 13, 2014
MILEY CYRUS SHOWS US HER PICS: Throw up your hands if you like a big booty!