Speaking to THEGAYUK comedian Margaret Cho reveals the close ties she had with Joan Rivers.
Promoting her latest show in London, Margaret Cho confessed in an exclusive interview with THEGAYUK, that the late Joan Rivers called her “fat”
Talking about the close relationship she had with the veteran comedian before she passed away aged 81, Cho, 47, said,
“She was my champion for a quarter of a century and I’ll never get over the loss of her, even though she said I was fat.”
Joan Rivers died in a New York hospital in 2014, during what should have been a routine procedure.
Cho added, “She was my mother in entertainment and I am now … Melissa Rivers and I are still suffering and dealing with our grief daily. I just saw her (Melissa) yesterday. You never get over the loss of somebody so important, historically and personally.”
Recentlly Margaret Cho revealed that nothing was off the table for her current show in London, even saying that it was never too soon to joke about terrorist attacks in Paris last month.
Margaret Cho is performing in London at the Leicester Square Theatre until the 20th December.
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