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Joan Rivers Left Out Of Oscars 2015 Memoriam & Sparks Twitter Outrage

Joan Rivers Left Out Of Oscars 2015 Memoriam & Sparks Twitter Outrage

Joan Rivers was left out during the “In Memoriam” segment at the 2015 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (February 22) in Hollywood.

The legendary comedian wasn’t the only one not included, Elaine Stritch didn’t not make it into the segment either.

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Afterwards, many of the viewers took to social media to voice their unhappiness over Joan‘s omission from the segment.

Though Joan never won an Oscar, she was a huge presence at the star-studded show year after year until her death last year.

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  • b324

    When I think of Joan Rivers, I don’t really think of movies or her having a career in the movies. Isn’t that who is honored at the Oscars, more movie people? I would have thought she would be honored more at award shows that revolve around television, which she was, right?

    Now Elaine Stritch, that’s another story. She definitely should have been honored.

  • Liverwurst

    Joan wasn’t an actress.

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    She wasn’t a movie star. She was a TV celebrity.

  • mm366

    And Elaine Stritch. Elaine was mostly Broadway and television and Joan television but, they both had a big presence in the whole and even if they only were bit parts on the big screen, they still were a part of that medium and should have been recognized and I find it lazy, dismissive and wrong that just a mention was too hard for the Oscar producers.

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