Joan Rivers Calls Adele 'Fat' Again, Still Not Funny

joan riversJoan Rivers is dusting off her fourth-grade joke book and making HIGH-LARIOUS jabs about Adele's weight again. These jokes are SO funny, SO brilliant, SO new and fresh that you will most definitely forget to laugh. A few weeks ago, Joan Rivers made fun of Adele's weight while recounting her meeting with the singer at the Academy Awards to David Letterman. Joan said: "She was very scared because she was singing at the awards. She kept saying, 'My throat, my throat -- I don't know if I can swallow.' And I said, 'Oh, yeah! You can swallow.'"

BAHAHAHA! Get it -- swallow? Eating? You swallow when you eat? Oh, Joan, how do you come up with this gold? What I would do to play Mad Libs with you! And wait -- there's more!

When given the opportunity to renege on her comments about Adele during a HuffPost Live interview, Joan decided to take things further, saying: "It's not mean. She's a chubby lady who's very, very rich, and she should just calm down -- or lose weight! She wanted an apology, so I took an ad out on her ass. I said, 'You are not fat.' And then I had room for a lot of other ads. Adele is beautiful and successful and has what, $100 million? Let's face reality: she's fat!"

Ohhhh, so because Adele is rich and successful, Rivers' comments are justified. Now it all makes sense. One negates the other. I didn't realize that. Thanks for clearing that up, Joan.

Look, here's the thing: Joan has made a living off of being a comedienne. In fact, she's one of the pioneers of comediennes -- and that's great. Yay women in comedy. But ... her jokes about Adele simply aren't funny. They're derivative, immature, and they've just gotten old. I'm all for poking fun at celebrities -- celebs are hilarious! -- but if you're going to do it, do it a la Ricky Gervais-style at the Academy Awards. Don't just keep calling a person whose talent far exceeds yours "fat". It isn't going to get funny the more you say it. And the more you say it, the more you just look mean. You should heed your own advice, Joan, and seriously grow up.

What do you think of Joan Rivers' jokes?

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linzemae linzemae

Joan is so disgusting.

bills... billsfan1104

I love how you get all bitchy because Joan calls someone fat, but a fellow "comic" calls republican women a "cunt" and its commedic genius. Such hypocrites on this site.

Irela... Ireland69

This woman has no talent and is a bully she should take a look at herself first. 

BamaM... BamaMamaToFour

At least Adele is real. Every part of Joan is fake! Her face doesn't even look normal.

LostS... LostSoul88

Horrible just like you. I sure hope you don't teach your kids it's funny to make fun of fat people. You, Joan Rivers and people like you both are the reason why bullying is so alive today. You teach it's okay to teach and attack those who don't met your standards. 

got3boyz got3boyz

Maybe someone should joke about all her plastic surgery....not really.  Atleast Adele is real!  All the bullying needs to stop!

TheTr... TheTruthTeller

Better to look like Adele then some plastic anorexic like Joan. 

I wish certain people would grow the hell up and stop trying to bring politics into everything. Just a thought.

Lovea... Loveavision

While it is totally rude, I mean...she is fat. It happens, people pick on fat people, it's wrong but I'm sure Adele has heard worse. She's a tough woman

bills... billsfan1104

The Truthteller, I know that was aimed at me. I am pointing out the hypocrisy that this writer and ALL of the liberal stir writers have. Her this writer bitches and complains because Joan Rivers calls Adele fat, but in the past, says people like Bill Maher are comedians and they can say whatever they want because they are telling a "joke".

TheTr... TheTruthTeller

Yeah, we heard you the first time, and it is still an off topic attempt to push your scorekeeping agenda. I personally was offended by what Bill Maher said YEARS AGO, but seriously, let it go already.

@Loveavision, because, 'people pick on fat people' that makes it fine? She's 'tough' and should just take it? She's fat. So what? She's also talented, beautiful and seems like a nice lady. Why does her weight come up?

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