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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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Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen Talk About Why Gay People Loved Joan Rivers: VIDEO

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Bravo's Andy Cohen joined Anderson Cooper last night to discuss the death and career of Joan Rivers and talked about how the "uncensored diva's" perseverance and underdog status helped make her a gay icon.

Anderson, however, said he didn't like her when he was young.

Said Cooper: "As a kid, I didn’t like her, because she actually made fun of my mom (Gloria Vanderbilt) in some jokes when my mom was doing the jeans and stuff… and as a little kid, I found it upsetting to see her making fun of my mom, but as an adult when I got to know her I came to actually like her and appreciate her.”

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Also, if you missed it, watch how all the late night talk show hosts paid tribute to Rivers.

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Late Night Hosts Pay Tribute to Joan Rivers: VIDEO

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Late night hosts, like many of us, were shaken by the death of Joan Rivers yesterday. Rivers herself was a guest on all of them and permanent guest host on The Tonight Show for many years until during a highly-publicized feud with Johnny Carson she launched her own show.

While David Letterman, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers, and Craig Ferguson pointed out that Rivers was a pioneer for women in the male field of comedy, nowhere is that more obvious than in the slate of current hosts, none of whom (save Chelsea Handler, who is off to Netflix) are female.

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