Kelly Talks Losing "Grandmother" Joan Rivers

Today was a tragic day for the entertainment world: Joan Rivers passed away at the age of 81. While her fans mourn the loss of the eternally witty comedian, her celebrity friends and co-workers also feel the deep loss of Rivers' passing. Bustle reached out to Joan Rivers' Fashion Police co-host Kelly Osbourne for a comment, and here is what she had to say about her "beloved Joan":

I'm completely heartbroken by the loss of my beloved Joan. Not only was she my boss, she was and will always be my teacher, therapist, closest friend, inspiration and the only grandmother I ever knew. She was family and I will never forget her. Laughter will be difficult for a while but when I'm sad, lonely or upset all I will have to do is think of Joan and a smile will cross my face. Laughter is what she gave us and laughter is what she would want us to do in remembrance of her. Melissa and Cooper, my thoughts are with you and I love you both so much. Joan, thank you for taking me in and loving me as a daughter. I will miss you deeply and will always hear your voice in my head saying 'my darling get out there and be you!'

Rest in Peace, you incredible lady!

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