Photo: Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?

Unbelievable. Those two women imprisoned in a Cleveland basement for ten years by Ariel Castro are ASKING JOAN RIVERS FOR AN APOLOGY! If you recall, Joan made an offhand comment about the tiny room she occupies at her daughter’s house and wisecracked “Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space.” That’s all she said. Granted, the kidnap situation was far from amusing, but Joan likes to be shocking and can be interpreted as mean-spirited. (Off camera she is a very nice woman) Still, it wasn’t a direct insult to the victims – just a reference. What IS shocking is the fact that the two victims would take Joan’s remark personally and DEMAND AN APOLOGY. An apology for WHAT? Joan is right to ignore them.


Posted by Janet on April 24, 2014

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  1. By Howard
    On April 24, 2014 at

    She is a talentless hag. Nothing about her comment was funny.

  2. By Livvy
    On April 24, 2014 at

    Janet, you are an ugly, washed-up, elderly woman who should just die already. My comment is just a an “off-hand” comment, and not a “direct insult” to homely, talentless, old women (like you) with one foot in the grave and another on a banana peel.

  3. By sharon
    On April 24, 2014 at

    There is nothing funny about Joan Rivers she is a MEAN old bat. Why anyone would even bother to watch or listen to her is beyond me. I’d like to she her held for 10 years and then see how funny she thinks it is. Disgusting.

  4. By Livvy
    On April 24, 2014 at

    Granted, your being a talentless, old hag is far from amusing, but I like to be shocking and that can be interpreted as mean-spirited. (in real life, I am a very nice woman).

    Still, my comments aren’t a direct insult to you Janet, they are just a reference; a reference to you being an unattractive, embarrassing excuse of a woman. Ha ha ha, isn’t this all so funny?!

  5. By Palermo
    On April 24, 2014 at

    I strongly disagree. Those women were raped and tortured for years. They did not ask for fame, it was thrust upon them. Joan Rivers has not been funny in decades, she is just a bitter old bag now. Comedy should not give someone the right to mock everything, something like this is not amusing in the slightest.

  6. By writerebecca
    On April 24, 2014 at

    I agree Janet. Joan Rivers is a brave comedian.

  7. By Gone
    On April 24, 2014 at

    Forgodsake, nobody can say anything anymore.

  8. By Strom
    On April 24, 2014 at

    Ha if Joan had said it about a couple of homos or lesbos or yids there would be an outrage.

  9. By Ramses
    On April 24, 2014 at

    Gone it looks like Joan said exactly what she wanted, no one stopped her. Now she must deal with the fallout.

  10. By Hilary
    On April 24, 2014 at

    We’ll have to agree to disagree on this one, Janet. What she said crossed the line, big time. Would she make the same joke if her daughter had been tortured and raped and imprisoned for a decade? I doubt it.

  11. By trudy
    On April 24, 2014 at

    JR was a trailblazer for women comics. However, that is all I can say about her. NICE IN PERSON? To whom? She has talent but she is a nasty piece of work.

  12. By Richard Locke
    On April 24, 2014 at

    Well, now we know why her husband Edgar offed himself. Married to that horrible hag, I’m surprised he didn’t do it sooner.

    Very disappointed with you JC. A big fan but her comment was way over the line. Vulgar, vile and hurtful.

  13. By Noblecascade
    On April 24, 2014 at

    what about the 3rd woman that was kidnapped and held…wonder what she thought?

  14. By Saul Ginsberg
    On April 24, 2014 at

    Joan’s comments are disgraceful. Worse than a holocaust joke.

  15. By Dee Cee
    On April 24, 2014 at

    She could have said The rats and my old shoes have more room in the basement

  16. By mister baja
    On April 24, 2014 at

    well, her plastic surgeon needs help………….

  17. By JuXtapose
    On April 24, 2014 at

    I adore Joan rivers, this is the one time I cringed.

    But anyway, I love Joan, it must suck that she has such an uninteresting daughter, that’s is below average on every level.

  18. By xyz
    On April 25, 2014 at

    Nasty Jewess

  19. By xyz
    On April 25, 2014 at

    @Saul Ginsberg – Point is there was never a Holocaust. It was a Holohoax

  20. By xyz
    On April 25, 2014 at

    @Livvy – what the hell did u smoke?

  21. By bon
    On April 25, 2014 at

    This comment gives her more publicity and keeps the money rolling in. She’s not the only one who stoops to a level of ignorance for money, look at the kardashians.

  22. By Strom
    On April 25, 2014 at

    True,,,,,but if Joan had said it about a couple of homos or lesbos or yids there would be an outrage.

  23. By allan
    On April 25, 2014 at

    lighten up people it’s only an act the same way Howard Stern says things about people stop being so thin skinned

  24. By John James
    On April 25, 2014 at

    I beg to differ. She’s a mean pathetic bag of chit. When she kicks it, I won’t shed a tear. There are certain things that are never funny. Being help captive and raped repeatedly is one of them.

  25. By allan
    On April 25, 2014 at

    grow up

  26. By Amy
    On April 25, 2014 at

    A talented comedienne would have come up with an appropriate but FUNNY comparison instead of the base and tasteless analogy Joan used. It was a reference to an abhorrent event in the lives of 3 young ladies who will never forget and Joan’s attempt at a joke minimizes what happened. The fact that you don’t get that Janet does not surprise me. ITA that if Joan’s daughter had been one of the three and someone else made the same comment, there would be absolutely hell to pay from Joan.

  27. By Jake
    On April 25, 2014 at

    Livvy… Take an English class then come back and write something

  28. By Anton
    On April 25, 2014 at

    Making fun of stupid celebs is one thing. Those women are child victims whose stolen youth was spent being serially abused and raped by a monster in that basement.

    Retire this old rug already.

  29. By Howard
    On April 25, 2014 at

    It appears that “Livvy” was using Janet’s own words from this post.

  30. By The Tooth Fairy
    On April 25, 2014 at

    @Jake, go floss your teeth!

  31. By Leo
    On April 25, 2014 at

    Joan Rivers jokes are Not always funny. It was a long and torturous time for the young women who were held captive for so long, and I can easily understand why they would Never find humor in the reference that Joan made regarding
    such a terrible blemish in their lives. There is Not a person other than the young women who will ever know the aftermath of having to pick up the pieces of their lives and try to cope, Not only with the daily control and total loss of freedom that these women suffered,there are a lot of jokes that we all can refer to, but the horror of what these women went through,should Not be so available. Joan will always be Joan. Even though she is considered to be a comedienne,
    every joke that she make is Not necessarily funny. PEACE!!

  32. By Patrick L.
    On April 25, 2014 at

    she looks just like Nancy Reagan, with her Death’s Head grimace,

  33. By libby
    On April 28, 2014 at

    joan crossed the line with this…..those women don’t need too be reminded of what happened to them…..


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