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Joan Rivers Roasts Freddie Mercury and Other Dead Celebrities in Heavenly New SNL Skit: WATCH

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On last night's SNL, host Sarah Silverman channelled Joan Rivers in a skit about the comedian roasting other deceased celebrities on the celestial stage - Freddie Mercury, Ben Franklin, Lucille Ball, Steve Jobs, and others.

"When Freddie died people were surprised he was gay. Are you serious? You're so gay even your teeth aren't straight!"

Watch the funny clip, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Melissa Rivers Pays Tribute to Her Mother In First TV Appearance Since Joan Rivers' Death: VIDEO

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In her first television appearance since Joan Rivers' passing September 4, Melissa Rivers joined the cast of Fashion Police to reflect on her mother's legacy. While there, Melissa also revealed that President Obama himself wrote a letter of condolence, despite being a frequent target of Joan's jabs over the years. 

Back in July, Joan joked that Obama was gay and that Michelle was "a tranny"

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Kristin Chenoweth Sings Touching Tribute To Joan Rivers On 'The View' - VIDEO

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The wickedly popular Kristin Chenoweth stopped by The View yesterday to offer her own musical memorial to the recently departed Joan Rivers. Co-hosts Rosie O'Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg, who also attended Rivers' funeral, joined Chenoweth in paying tribute to the late great comedienne. 

Watch and listen to the Tony and Emmy winner sing "Borrowed Angels", AFTER THE JUMP...

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Hugh Jackman Talks About His 'Scene-Stealing' Showtunes Number At Joan Rivers' Funeral: VIDEO

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Aussie heartthrob Hugh Jackman was one of many A-listers to attend Joan Rivers glamorous funeral last weekend and even had the honor of performing a showtunes number for the crowd. Singing "Quiet Please, There's a Lady on Stage" from the musical The Boy From Oz, Jackman reportedly received a standing ovation following the "scene-stealing" performance. 

Speaking with Jimmy Fallon on last night's The Tonight Show, Jackman shared his thoughts on the funeral, his performance, and how honored he felt to be a part of such a phenomenal star's farewell goodbye.

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Check Out This 1977 Clip of Joan Rivers and Robin Williams Together on 'Laugh In' - VIDEO

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Comedy icons Joan Rivers and Robin Williams, who passed away within a month of each other, appeared together back in 1977 on the short-lived revival of sketch comedy show Laugh In.

Williams, a then-unknown comedian at the time, sings a song to Rivers about Rabbit Test - the first and only Rivers-directed film, which centered on the world's first pregnant man.

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Joan Rivers' Funeral Was A Stylish, Star-Studded Tribute to the Comedy Icon: VIDEO

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It may not have been the showbiz extravaganza featuring Meryl Streep crying in 5 accents that she asked for, but Joan Rivers funeral this Sunday at NYC's Temple Eanu-El was still quite the A-list affair. 

Hollywood Life reports that Hugh Jackman, Howard Stern, Donald Trump, Whoopi Goldberg, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kelly Osbourne, Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford, Andy Cohen, Matthew Broderick, Alan Cumming, Barbara Walters, Rosie O'Donnell and other stars showed up at the memorial to pay tribute to the comedy icon. 

New York City's Gay Men's Chorus was also on hand - singing "Big Spender" to the thrill of the audience.

Check out CNN's coverage of the red carpet funeral, AFTER THE JUMP...

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