Joan Rivers died on Thursday age 81, a week after suffering a heart attack during surgery.
In her comedy and in her everyday life nothing was off-limits, including the Holocaust, disabled people, Anne Frank, 9/11 and Gaza. Ms Rivers once explained her motivation was "to make everybody laugh at everything and deal with things", adding that she believed comedy helped "shrink the dragon".
But there were some moments where Ms Rivers' outrageous statements went too far, most notably last month when she said Palestinians "deserve to be dead", something she later said was "taken out of context".
1. On Catholicism:
"It's so EASY being a Catholic. All you have to do is get f*ed by a priest, and they give you a set of candlesticks."