Kelly Osbourne Shares Touching Tribute To Joan Rivers: “The Only Grandmother I Ever Knew”

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Kelly Osbourne Tribute Joan Rivers

By Daniel Gates

Kelly Osbourne Tribute Joan Rivers


Kelly Osbourne paid tribute to her “Fashion Police” colleague Joan Rivers on Thursday, shortly after the legendary comedian died.

“I’m completely heartbroken by the loss of my beloved Joan,” wrote Osbourne on Facebook. “Not only was she my boss, she was and will always be my teacher, therapist, closest friend, inspiration and the only grandmother I ever knew.”

She continued, “She was family and I will never forget her. Laughter will be difficult for a while but when I’m sad, lonely or upset all I will have to do is think of Joan and a smile will cross my face. Laughter is what she gave us and laughter is what she would want us to do in remembrance of her.”

Melissa and Cooper, my thoughts are with you and I love you both so much,” added Osbourne. “Joan, thank you for taking me in and loving me as a daughter. I will miss you deeply and will always hear your voice in my head saying ‘my darling get out there and be you!’”

Countless other Hollywood stars offered their remembrances of Rivers on Twitter.

Osbourne herself later tweeted, “Thank you 4 all your love & support it goes without saying that this is 1 of the worst days of my life!”

“We all must stay strong 4 @MelRivers,” she added.

See Osbourne and Rivers joke about the Emmys during their final “Fashion Police” together in the video below.


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