Actress, writer, producer and television host Joan Rivers made a list of people that she did not want to attend her funeral before she passed on Sept. 4. That list included first lady Michelle Obama.
In an interview with the The Sunday Times Magazine, Rivers said did she did not want Obama at her funeral and labeled her a “tranny.”
This is not the first time Rivers has made negative comments about Obama. At a signing for her new book Diary of a Mad Diva at a Barnes & Noble in New York City, a reporter asked Rivers what she thought about possibly having a first gay president. Rivers replied by saying, “We already have it with Obama, so let’s just calm down. You know Michelle is a tranny.”
When the reporter asked her to clarify what she said, Rivers said, “She is a transgender.”
During an interview on “The Howard Stern Show,” Rivers told Stern: “We used to have Jackie O now we have Blackie O.”
“Jackie O” was a moniker for Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassis, the 35th first lady of the U.S. and wife of President John F. Kennedy.
Other notable persons Rivers banned from her funeral was pop singer Adele for being “fat” and talk show host Chelsea Handler, whom she called a “drunk” and a “whore.”