Thousands of fans have gathered outside the Manhattan temple where the funeral of Joan Rivers is being held today.
Celebrities including Rosie O'Donnell, Judge Judy, Kyle MacLachlan and Kelly Osbourne have arrived for the private funeral of the pioneering comedian.
NBC News reporter Ron Mott has tweeted this picture:
Huge crowd of media/spectators outside Temple Emanu-el in New York City for Joan Rivers memorial service. http://t.co/OBTcsYf38j
Here are 10 of the sharpest one-liners from Joan Rivers, who has died aged 81.
Stars have paid tribute to comedian Joan Rivers as fans lay flowers on her Walk of Fame star and comedy venues show their respect.
A pioneer in the world of comedy, Joan Rivers carved a career with her tenacity and an acid tongue that spared no-one - including herself.