News

Joan Rivers flees pre-Oscars party covered in cake

Joan Rivers flees pre-Oscars party covered in cake

THIS ONE TAKES THE CAKE: Joan Rivers is having her cake and falling into it, too. /Richard Shotwell

joansmall
LET THEM EAT CAKE! Joan Rivers stormed out of the pre-Oscars party as part of a publicity stunt.

Veteran comedienne Joan Rivers stormed out of a QVC pre-Oscars party in Los Angeles on Friday night after she was pushed face-first into a cake by “Muppets” character Miss Piggy.

The incident was all part of a publicity stunt that occurred after the catty TV personality became embroiled in an argument with the puppet over their rival collections for home shopping channel QVC.

Video footage of the fake clash was posted online on Saturday. In it Rivers takes a low blow at the famous porker with a ham joke and Miss Piggy fires back, shouting “plastic surgery, plastic surgery, plastic surgery!”

The duo also had a famous feud in the 1980s hit “Muppets Take Manhattan.”

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 2

Fresh
milli

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of years past.

in Local

Whatcom crash sends three to hospital

Fresh
CBjOllHVEAAsau7

Two women were rushed to the hospital, but a 2-year-old boy appears to O-K after a violent crash between a car and a semi.

in Local

Missing shirt may be in Bellingham

Fresh
10426331_10100494951475333_8655135470682717555_n

A family is desperately searching for their grandfather's old shirt.

in Local

State auditor: Federal investigation not affecting work

Fresh
Photo provided by the State of Washington

State Auditor Troy Kelley, embroiled in a federal investigation, skipped a chance to testify before lawmakers

in Local

Measles vaccinations up in Washington this winter

Fresh
vaccination

State Department of Health data shows that measles vaccinations in Washington are up about 27 percent this winter, compared to last winter.