The 9 Funniest And Most Touching Celebrity Tributes To Joan Rivers

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No matter what your personal opinions on Joan Rivers and her brand of comedy were, it’s pretty difficult to argue that she was insignificant in her field. Her sudden and tragic death yesterday has not only stunned us all, but has also driven many to give Joan her credit where it’s due. And that includes the tons of celebrities whomm Joan had befriended, mentored, supported, and simply entertained during her life.

May these words from some people whom Joan’s impacted give you the laugh (or happy-cry) that you might need.

1. Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman

The world’s best ex-couple showed how to pay tribute like the badasses that they are.

2. Louis C.K.

“I feel very lucky that I knew Joan Rivers and I feel very sad that she’s gone. She was a great comedian and a wonderful person. I never saw someone attack a stage with so much energy. She was a controlled lightning bolt. She was kind. She was real. She was brave. She was funny and you just wanted to be around her. I looked up to her. I learned from her. I loved her. I liked her. And I already miss her very much. It really fucking sucks that she had to die all of a sudden.”

Goddamit, Louis.

3. Lena Dunham

I like this one because it reminds us of how easy it is to forget that we’re all just humans who will eventually pass. It’s cliché, I guess. But it’s still poignant.

4. Anna Kendrick

Good ol’ Anna, always showing off how well she can take a joke. 

5. Kelly Osbourne

So cute!

6. This London train station

(H/T Buzzfeed)

This train station is a celebrity in its own right, OKAY. Don’t you dare try to detract from its fame just because it’s man-made and isn’t, in fact, alive at all.

7. Conan O’Brien

I’ve come to admire Conan’s ability to discuss the passing of his friends in such a calm, collected way.

8. Jimmy Fallon

WOW, Jimmy. Way to make me get choked up watching you get choked up.

9. And, finally, Joan herself

Rest in peace to Joan, the snarkiest snarker of our time.

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