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Joan Rivers

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Comedienne

The Resume

    (June 8, 1933-September 4, 2014)
    Birth name is Joan Molinsky
    Johnny Carson's first regular substitute host on the Tonight Show
    Trademark line, 'Can We Talk?'
    Started Fox's night show to compete against Carson
    Hosted a daytime talk show
    Host of 'The Joan Rivers Show' on WOR radio in New York (nationally syndicated in over 40 markets)

Why she might be annoying:

    She sold everything not nailed down on QVC.
    Despite her senior citizen age, she was still a client of plastic surgeons.
    She had a face-lift, nose job, breast enlargement.
    She suffered from depression.
    She demanded special lighting and certain angles when televised.
    Johnny Carson helped her get started and she went against him.
    She ranked #4 in 1983 on Mr. Blackwell's Worst Dress List.

Why she might not be annoying:

    Her job was to be annoying and superficial, and she did it well (that's our job, too!).
    She made watching the pre-award shows fun.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 40 Votes: 55.00% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 72 Votes: 48.61% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 103 Votes: 49.51% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 144 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 121 Votes: 55.37% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 83 Votes: 74.70% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 112 Votes: 83.93% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 90 Votes: 54.44% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 803 Votes: 64.88% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 544 Votes: 67.83% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 389 Votes: 81.49% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 98 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 1086 Votes: 67.13% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 1280 Votes: 74.06% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 135 Votes: 71.11% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 707 Votes: 74.82% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 1694 Votes: 76.98% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 2777 Votes: 72.09% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 2091 Votes: 69.49% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 3702 Votes: 70.26% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 15363 Votes: 79.09% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 9951 Votes: 78.55% Annoying