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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.

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.

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Melissa Rivers Supports Mom Joan's Nom at Grammys 2015

Melissa Rivers dons a beautiful, black gown at the 2015 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on Sunday (February 8) in Los Angeles.

The 47-year-old television personality brought along her son Cooper as her date for the evening and took some adorable pictures with him on the red carpet.

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Melissa‘s late mother Joan is nominated for an award tonight for Best Spoken Word Album for Diary of a Diva.

FYI: Melissa is wearing a Roberto Cavalli dress.

10+ pictures inside of Melissa Rivers and her son Cooper Endicot hitting the red carpet at the big show… More Here! »

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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).

Melissa Rivers Makes Touching Public Address About Her Late Mom Joan Rivers

Melissa Rivers arrives at the The Hollywood Reporter’s Women In Entertainment Breakfast to give a special tribute to her late mother Joan Rivers at Milk Studios on Wednesday (December 10) in Los Angeles.

The 46-year-old television personality was joined at the event by her fellow E! family Maria Menounos, Giuliana Rancic, and Joel McHale.

“My mother was fearless,” Melissa said during a tribute to Joan. “She was willing to say what others were thinking. She thought of herself as a comic and had to be funnier than everyone else. She just wanted to do her job and that was to make people laugh.”

“If my mother were here this morning she would not only be grateful and proud but she would be beyond herself,” Melissa added. “On behalf of my mother, thank you so, so much for this wonderful honor.”

10+ pictures inside of Melissa Rivers and others at the THR event… More Here! »

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Joan Rivers' Twitter Account Gets Taken Over by Melissa Rivers

Joan RiversTwitter account has remained silent since her untimely death over the summer and now her daughter Melissa Rivers has taken over the account after figuring out the password.

“I finally figured out my mom’s password HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Xo Melissa,” she wrote to her mom’s fans.

Melissa also posted a great Throwback Thursday picture of herself with Joan. See it right here!

A source told Page Six that Melissa will be holding a Thanksgiving dinner tonight at her mom’s Upper East Side apartment.

Melissa is hosting the dinner in honor of Joan, and to continue a tradition she did every year. Joan would welcome her friends, relatives and anyone who might not have family members in New York to a Thanksgiving dinner at her home,” the source said. “Her table seats 50 people, and each year everyone had to stand up and tell the table what they were thankful for. This year, it will be sad without Joan, but Melissa wants the occasion to be a happy one, to remember her mother and everything she did for other people.”

Kathy Griffin & Melissa Rivers Both Joining 'Fashion Police'?

Kathy Griffin is reportedly set to replace Joan Rivers on the panel of Fashion Police, according to TMZ.

Also set to join the show is Joan‘s daughter Melissa Rivers, who has been an executive producer on the series over the years, but has not been a regular panelist.

Kelly Osbourne and Giuliana Rancic are reportedly set to return to the show, but fellow panelist George Kotsiopoulos‘ fate has not yet been determined.

Fashion Police will no longer be a weekly series on E! and will instead air around awards shows and other major events.

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