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Giuliana Rancic Flips Off the Academy For Leaving Joan Rivers Out of In Memoriam - Watch Now!

Giuliana Rancic flipped off the Academy during Fashion Police on Monday (February 23) after they left Joan Rivers out of the In Memoriam tribute.

The 40-year-old E! News correspondent was talking about Lupita Nyong’o‘s dress during the segment.

“Her dress sadly fell flat on the red carpet because of this damn backdrop, so she has no one but the Oscars to blame. And screw them anyway for leaving Joan out of the In Memoriam segment,” she added, flipping them off.

The Academy has responded as to why they left Joan out of the segment. Watch the segment below…

Joan Rivers' Daughter Melissa Responds to Oscars 2015 Memoriam Snub

Melissa Rivers has just released a statement after her late mom Joan was omitted from the In Memoriam tribute during the 2015 Oscars.

“It would have been nice, especially considering the impact she had on the awards season, but Cooper and I have been overwhelmed with support and love over my mom’s passing and we choose to focus on that,” the 47-year-old producer wrote on Facebook.

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In case you missed it, check out what the Academy had to say after receiving much criticism for the omission.

Academy Responds to Joan Rivers' In Memoriam Oscars 2015 Snub

Fans became outraged when they noticed the legendary Joan Rivers was left out of the In Memoriam tribute from the 2015 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (February 22) in Hollywood.

While Joan, who passed away at the age of 81 last year, was mostly known for her work in standup and television, she was considered an integral part of award show red carpets throughout her career.

Joan Rivers is among the many worthy artists and filmmakers we were unfortunately unable to feature in the In Memoriam segment of this year’s Oscar show,” a rep for the Academy told THR. “She is, however, included in our In Memoriam gallery on Oscar.com.”

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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Melissa Rivers Releasing 'The Book of Joan' in Mother's Memory

Melissa Rivers has penned a book about her beloved late mother, comedian Joan Rivers.

According to People, the 47-year-old television personality is releasing “The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief, and Manipulation,” which will “share funny, poignant, and irreverent observations, thoughts, and tales about the woman who raised her,” said her publisher Crown Archetype.

“In our family we always believed that laughter was the best medicine,” Melissa told the mag. “I wanted to write a book that would make my mother laugh. I hope it makes you laugh, too.”

Melissa shares tons of personal anecdotes in the book, which hits shelves on May 5.

Bigger cover inside… More Here! »

Joan Rivers Wins Posthumous Grammy 2015 for Best Spoken Word Album

The late Joan Rivers has just won a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album!

The comedian’s album, Diary Of A Mad Diva, beat out James Franco‘s Actors Anonymous, Jimmy Carter‘s A Call to Action, John Waters‘ Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America, Elizabeth Warren‘s A Fighting Chance and Gloria Gaynor‘s We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration and the Power of Song.

Joan sadly passed away last September after complications from an in-patient procedure shrouded in controversy. Joan‘s daughter Melissa Rivers is currently at the 2015 Grammys with her son.

Melissa Rivers Officially Sues Clinic Over Joan's Death

Melissa Rivers is officially suing Yorkville Endocsopy over her mom Joan Rivers‘ untimely death last year.

“The level of medical mismanagement, incompetency, disrespect and outrageous behavior is shocking and frankly, almost incomprehensible,” Melissa says in the lawsuit (via TMZ). “Not only did my mother deserve better, every patient deserves better.”

Not only has Melissa sued the clinic, she has also sued her mother’s personal doctor Gwen Korovin as she should never have been allowed in the room where the procedure was performed.

“Had doctors acted as physicians for Joan Rivers instead of groupies, Joan Rivers would have been doing Fashion Police last week,” said one family lawyer Jeffrey Bloom (via NY Daily News).

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