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Joan Rivers’ Throat Clinic Receives Death Threats

Joan Rivers’ Throat Clinic Receives Death Threats


Staff at a New York clinic where Joan Rivers’ suffered a cardiac arrest have reportedly been bombarded with death threats.

The veteran funnywoman’s heart stopped beating while she was undergoing a routine throat procedure at the Yorkville Endoscopy clinic in Manhattan on August 28.

She was transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital but never recovered. Rivers died on Thursday, and bosses of the clinic have been swamped with nasty messages, according to TMZ.

Editors of the website report security has been stepped up at the facility.

Officials at the New York State Health Department have launched a review into the clinic.

The comedian’s funeral is set to take place in New York City over the weekend. Celebrities have been pouring out their condolences and sharing fond memories of Rivers since her unfortunate passing.

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.


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