The seven most memorable Joan Rivers one-liners

Friday 05 September 2014 09:00
Celebrities

Joan Rivers, the foul-mouthed, sharp-tongued TV star who blazed a trail for today’s female comedians, died in New York last night. She was 81.

Here are seven of her most memorable one-liners...

1

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath toys were a toaster and a radio.

2

Boy George is all England needs – another queen who can’t dress.

3

Trust your husband, adore your husband, and get as much as you can in your own name.

4

My face has been tucked in more times than a bedsheet at the Holiday Inn.

5

Elizabeth Taylor was so fat that whenever she went to London in a red dress, 30 passengers would try to board her.

6

My husband killed himself. And it was my fault. We were making love and I took the bag off my head.

7

At my funeral, I want Meryl Streep crying in five different accents.

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