Legendary Comedian Phyllis Diller Dies at 95

(CelebNMusic247) Legendary Comedian Phyllis Diller Dies at 95

Phyllis Diller, a pioneer in the comedic genre, has passed away Monday morning in her Los Angeles home at age 95.

Diller paved the way for today’s female comics, without Phyllis there would be no Joan Rivers, Whoopi GoldbergKathy Griffith, Sara Silverman, Margaret Cho, Rosanne Barr, MoNique and many more.

Joan Rivers, recently appeared on “Watch What Happens Live” and said, Diller “broke the way for every woman comedian.

Diller had recently fallen, hurting her wrist and hip but her rep says the injury had nothing to do with her death.

In 1999, Diller  suffered a heart attack and was later fitted with a pacemaker.

Phyllis Diller’ career began in 1952 as she rose to fame with her TV specials alongside  Bob Hope in the 1960s.

Phyllis went on to star in her own show “The Phyllis Diller Show,” a variety show  called “The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show” and was a regular on “Laugh In.”

Though, she posed for Playboy back in the 70s, her pics were never published.

Diller spark never went out, she re mained relevant throughout her career. Most recently she appeared in the 2005 movie “The Aristocrats,”  telling an x-rated joke better than comics half her age.

Celebrities react to Phyllis Diller’s death:

Joan Rivers was “beyond saddened” by Diller’s death.

She Tweeted:

We were friends – [daughter] Melissa and I had a wonderful time with her at lunch just a month ago. The only tragedy is that Phyllis Diller was the last from an era that insisted a woman had to look funny in order to be funny.”

Fellow comic Ruth Buzzi, wrote:

“Thank you for what you did for all women in comedy who followed your pat.”

Whoopi Goldberg said:

“A true original has died. Phyllis Diller There was NOOne like her, no 1looked like her sounded like her. A FUNNY FUNNY. Classy& Smart RIP.”


“I grew up watching Phyllis, she was one of a kind, She will always be remembered – a true legend in comedy has moved on, Goodbye Mrs Diller, much love to you.”


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Juvenile Arrested After Reuniting With Lil Wayne?

(CelebNMusic247) Juvenile Arrested After Reuniting With Lil Wayne?

Former Cash Money Records labelmate Juvenile reunited briefly with Lil Wayne this weekend at Club LiV in Miami.

Juve and Weezy took to the stage first time since Juve’s departure from the label in the mid-2000s. However, the reunion was cut short after Juvenile was caught up in a brawl quickly finding himself in handcuffs.

According to reports, Miami police arrested the rapper for his role in a brawl that reportedly broke out within the club and spilled out into the streets.

Security reportedly told police that the individuals involved in the fight were “creating a threat to life and property as well as the overall safety of the patrons inside.”

Miami Beach police arrested Juvenile.

He is reportedly still in custody.

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Nicki Minaj Joining American Idol and Cancels Show

(CelebNMusic247) Nicki Minaj Joining American Idol and Cancels Show

Nicki Minaj has reportedly been named the newest judge for the hit singing competition “American Idol.”

According to US Weekly, who is reporting that Minaj will ‘definitely’ be added to the show for its upcoming season. The details of Nicki’s are still pending, however.

A source revealed:

“I’m not sure the deal is completely done yet, but yes, she is definitely doing it.”

“A few more slight things to sign off on but it is happening.”

While another insider claims that Minaj is “100% confirmed to judge American Idol.”  Minaj will join fellow show newcomer Mariah Carey who will be replacing previous judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler.

In other news, Nicki Minaj canceled her appearance at the United Kingdom’s V Festival over this past weekend.

According to the Young Money superstar’s representatives, Minaj was forced to pull out due to damage to her vocal cords.

She had also previously been advised to not perform at the free concert she gave last Wednesday (August 15th) at New York’s Roseland Ballroom.

The V Festival is a two-day festival that will also feature David Guetta, LMFAO, the Killers, and veteran act the Stone Roses.

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