Joan Rivers, appearing on Wednesday’s Watch What Happens Live, had some harsh jabs for one Gwyneth Paltrow, after recalling a tantrum the actress threw after she was mocked on Rivers’ program, Fashion Police.
“She came in and yelled at us — she stood up — she can’t sit down because she’s got a stick up her rear end,” Rivers recalled.
Adding a little mustard on the hot dog, Rivers then mocked People magazine’s naming Paltrow “The World’s Most Beautiful Woman” last year by repeating the title with air quotes around it.
“‘The World’s Most Beautiful Woman’ — as voted by Hellen Keller and Stevie Wonder?” Rivers wondered aloud, garnering uncomfortable physical reactions from Andy Cohen and fellow guest Tracy Morgan, neither of whom are strangers to controversy themselves.
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Searing humor aside, news that Paltrow actually confronted her Fashion Police critics dovetails with our numerous reports of the starlet’s penchant for control, largely exposed after she kicked and screamed toward Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter over a purported ”takedown piece” so as not to create major roadblocks for the publication in the entertainment industry, where the A-lister has considerable influence.
Paltrow might have launched the first missile in this celeb feud last year, in mocking the comic’s admitted penchant for plastic surgery.
“I’ll try anything except I won’t do Botox again, because I looked crazy,” the Country Strong star said in a Harper’s Bazaar piece. "I looked like Joan Rivers!”