Apparently Joan Rivers still can't handle the idea of not getting enough attention for comedic talent. She's decided to attack FLOTUS Michelle Obama a second time around.
Those who have seen the 2010 film "A Piece of Work" still remember Rivers' "joke" about calling Michelle Obama "Blackie O" as a play on words for Jacqueline Lee (Bouvier) Kennedy Onassis being called "Jackie O."
Rivers' new round of petty vengeance is targeted at both Michelle Obama and POTUS Barack H. Obama. In a recent stunt, when asked by a reporter if America would be ready for the first gay president, her response was, "We already have it with Obama so let's just calm down. You know Michelle is a tranny, a transgender. We all know."
And she continued to walk up the stairs while the cameraman's response was, "Oh my god."
Coming from a woman who has had countless botox injections, several nose jobs, an eye tuck, liposuction and a few face-lifts, it may seem odd to some that she would be this combative. With this much fixing, is it not safe to assume the self-titled comedian would be comfortable enough in her skin to not attack another woman's appearance? On the other hand, that much plastic surgery is an obvious sign of insecurity. It's possible that maybe her issue is not political but moreso that 50-year-old FLOTUS continues to make the covers of countless fashion and style magazines without one plastic surgery.
Rivers claims to "hate all politicians," so this may not be a matter of opposing views. All political parties have the right to vote for and support who they choose, but for someone over 80, it's beyond childish to randomly make up a person's sexual preference or sexual identity just to bring attention to herself. Comedians aren't strangers to controversial topics, but their longevity through fame is almost always from being naturally funny. Where's the humor in being malicious for no reason?
One thing is for certain. No matter how much she makes "jokes" about FLOTUS, Mrs. Obama will still hold on to the title of being in the top three for most admired First Lady, her style moments will continue to be documented through both local and major publications (ex. TIME), and President Obama is the most admired by Americans. The Obamas were even a crowd favorite with kids, nominated as one of the cutest couples from Nickelodeon.
Meanwhile Rivers' way of getting promo are these remarks and faking orgasms with Ray J for a web talk show from her basement bedroom.
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