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Celebrities, netizens mourn Joan Rivers

/ 01:37 PM September 05, 2014

Flowers surround Joan Rivers’ star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

MANILA, Philippines–Hollywood may love her or hate her, but comedian Joan Rivers definitely made a mark in many celebrities’ lives.

Rivers will be remembered both as a trailblazing female comedian and an irreverent host of Fashion Police who did not mince her words when commenting about the stars’ sartorial choices.

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Celebrities took to their social media accounts to remember Rivers who passed away Thursday (US time) after she stopped breathing during a medical procedure on her vocal cords. She was 81.

Comedians EllenDe Generes and Kathy Griffin thanked Rivers for paving the way for female comedians like them, while Singers Katy Perry and Demi Lovato, actress Anna Kendrick, model Chrissy Teigen, and rapper Azaelia Banks remembered how at one point in their careers, Rivers made fun of them but appreciated the gesture.

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#RIPJoanRivers also became a top trending topic on Twitter in the Philippines and worldwide as celebrities and ordinary netizens paid tribute to STORIFY:

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