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Melissa Rivers Pays Tribute To Mom Joan On Anniversary of Her Death

Melissa Rivers is paying tribute to her mom, Joan Rivers, on the anniversary of her passing.

The 52-year-old television host released a statement on her mother’s Instagram account, remembering the iconic comedian.

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“It’s hard to believe that my mother has been gone for six years now,” she wrote. “Not a day goes by where I don’t think about her — her words still guide me and of course make me laugh.”

“I miss her dearly,” Melissa added.

Joan died on September 4, 2014 – six years ago – after suffering complications and stopped breathing during a throat procedure on her vocal cords.

If you didn’t see, Fashion Police, where Joan was a longtime commentator, ended with a tribute episode to her.

Frank Ocean Reveals He Gets His Unique Style from Joan Rivers

Frank Ocean is on the cover of W Magazine‘s new issue celebrating “The New Originals.”

The 31-year-old singer shares the cover with up-and-coming Spanish singer Rosalia. Here is what they shared with the mag:

Frank on finding his unique style: “[Joan Rivers] Rest in Peace. My legend…She was Sick! I mean, unapologetic. I think that ‘F–k who sees me’ energy, ‘This is what I am giving. Period’ is what I relate to in ballroom culture – it’s this extroversion manifest.”

Frank on what gave him the desire to pursue music as a career: “I remember feeling no attachment to music necessarily, more an attachment to what music could bring if I succeeded, you know financially. And that meant freedom from my situation at the time, and maybe what I was projecting onto my own future.”

Rosalia on her childhood growing up in Barcelona: “I would always change my Barbies. I’d cut their hair, paint on tattoos, and create new clothes for them. I would invent elaborate stories: fights, dramas, successes. I would try out my ideas on them and sometimes they would sing!”

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'Fashion Police' Set to End with Final Episode Paying Tribute to Joan Rivers

Fashion Police, the long running E! network television show, will be concluding with a final series-finale special next month.

Fashion Police: The Farewell will air on November 27 and will be hosted by longtime host Joan Rivers‘ daughter Melissa Rivers. Panelists Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski, NeNe Leakes, and Margaret Cho will also be involved.

The episode will pay tribute to Joan and feature highlights from her run as host over the years.

“We’re going to take a look back and celebrate some of the show’s most memorable moments and hosts and gags,” E! president Adam Stotsky said (via Variety). “It’s an opportunity to celebrate the franchise, celebrate Joan and how much we miss her, and pull back the curtain and show fans some things that they haven’t seen.”

Melissa Rivers Talks Playing Mom Joan in Movie 'Joy'

Melissa Rivers is fresh-faced while making her way through LAX Airport for a flight out of town on Tuesday (December 22) in Los Angeles.

The 47-year-old television personality recently spoke with Vanity Fair about playing her mom Joan Rivers in the upcoming movie Joy.

“I think she would be a little miffed that they didn’t have Cate Blanchett playing her,” Melissa said. “I think she would have wanted Cate or Helen Mirren, had it been in the later years, because, of course, when you think of my mother you think of willowy and English.”

“I wanted to make sure that it didn’t became a caricature or an impersonation,” Melissa added. “I did work very hard on the speech pattern, and the tone, because I didn’t want it to become an impersonation. That’s what I was most frightened of. This was at the beginning of QVC and our [fashion] company is still going. It was such a big part of her life.”

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Melissa Rivers Plays Mom Joan Rivers in 'Joy' - First Look Clip!

Melissa Rivers transforms into her late mom Joan Rivers while playing her in the upcoming movie Joy.

The 47-year-old Fashion Police producer plays Joan during a scene set at QVC and she interacts with Jennifer Lawrence‘s character Joy Mangano, a real-life entrepreneur.

“It was David‘s idea,” Melissa told People. “I literally one day got a call saying David O. Russell would like to meet you. Huh? What?”

“I thought, ‘Seriously when am I ever going to get to work with Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell?’” she added. “I was like, ‘Okay, I’m in.’”

“My mother had a couple lovely encounters with Bradley and she was a fan of Jen‘s even though there was a situation once at Fashion Police where someone said something and Jennifer didn’t like it and kind of fired back,” Melissa continued. “It wasn’t my mother who said it and it kind of got lost in translation. The first thing Jennifer said was, ‘Even though we had that disagreement that really had nothing to do with her, I was a huge fan,’ and quoted back her favorite Fashion Police line ever to me: ‘That dress is so ugly it looks like it would be good at math.’ So here she is quoting my own show back to me, then she said to David, ‘I’m so happy you brought me someone to play with!’”

First Look: See Melissa Rivers As Her Late Mother Joan Rivers in ‘Joy’

Joan Rivers Remembered By Melissa One Year After Death

Joan Rivers tragically died one year ago today (September 4) and her daughter Melissa Rivers is paying tribute to her in a touching post.

“Today marks one year since my mother passed,” the 47-year-old Fashion Police host tweeted on her mom’s account.

“This was the year of firsts: first holidays, first birthdays, first everythings without mom, without grandma,” Melissa continued. “While it’s been difficult, I’ve been amazed by the outpouring of love and overwhelming kindness we’ve received from family, friends, and people whose lives were touched by the woman they knew as Joan — a woman we all miss so very much.”

Earlier this week, Melissa revealed that she and her 14-year-old son Cooper scattered some of Joan‘s ashes in Wyoming last month. Watch the interview below.

Melissa Rivers Reveals She Has Scattered Mom Joan’s Ashes

Melissa Rivers Joins 'Fashion Police' in Mom Joan's Seat!

Melissa Rivers will be joining the panel on Fashion Police in the seat that used to be occupied by her late mom Joan Rivers.

The show will kick off on August 31 with coverage of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards and Melissa will be joined by returning panelists Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski.

Two celebrity guests will join the trio for each episode. There will be six episodes through the end of the year.

“As an executive producer since the beginning, Melissa helped shape Fashion Police into an iconic TV series that couples fashion with comedy,” Jeff Olde, exec vice president of programming and development for E!, told Variety. “We are pleased to now also feature Melissa in front of the Fashion Police cameras, as she joins returning panelists Giuliana and Brad. And with the added flavor of rotating panelists, the show will deliver fresh, different and unpredictable fashion reviews with each new episode.”

WILL YOU WATCH Melissa Rivers on the new season of Fashion Police?