Joan Rivers planned her ideal funeral before her death - Here's the deets

2014-09-07 10:00


We are so sad about the death of Joan Rivers.

The comedian, who always made us laugh with her quirky and honest comments, passed away on Thursday. We'll get our chance to pay our respects, along with the rest of the world, this Sunday when she will be laid to rest at the Temple Emanu-El in New York City.

Mourners are expected to fill the synagogue, but Joan made plans for her funeral long ago - plans which included a star studded event with Meryl Streep crying in 5 different languages. “I want my funeral to be a huge showbiz affair with lights, cameras, action…I want Craft services, I want paparazzi and I want publicists making a scene!” she wrote in her book  “I Hate Everyone…Starting With Me.”

“I don’t want some Rabbi rambling on; I want Meryl Streep crying, in five different accents,” says Joan. “I don’t want a eulogy; I want Bobby Vinton to pick up my head and sing ‘Mr. Lonley.’ I want to look gorgeous, better dead than I do alive. I want to be buried in a Valentino gown and I want Harry Winston to make me a toe tag”.

And to cap it all off, Joan wants a “wind machine so that even in the casket” her hair can blow “just like Beyonce’s.”

Honest right till the end...

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