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Were Joan Rivers & Ellen DeGeneres In a Feud? Daughter Melissa Rivers Reveals the Truth

Were Joan Rivers & Ellen DeGeneres In a Feud? Daughter Melissa Rivers Reveals the Truth

There were whispers over the years that Ellen DeGeneres was involved in a feud with the late Joan Rivers and now, her daughter Melissa Rivers is setting the record straight.

While appearing on the podcast Behind The Velvet Rope with David Yontef, Melissa was asked about the rumored feud.

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When asked if they feuded, Melissa responded, “No, they didn’t. You know, there, my mother thought she was very funny. My mother thought she was a really good talk show host. There was never any animosity, but you know not everybody in Hollywood is friends and yeah. But there was nothing bad.”

Melissa added, “And when I did Ellen promoting my first book, she was lovely to me. She told me how much my mom meant to her because my mother was one of the first people to come out and support her when she came out. And she remembers that. She brought it up to me. She’s like, your mother was one of the first ones to back me up.”

Joan passed away in September of 2014 and you can see her cause of death here.

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