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Rolling In The Jokes: Joan Rivers Mocks Adele's Weight

Joan Rivers talks about Adele

Feb. 27 2013, Published 8:43 a.m. ET

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Joan Rivers cracked a few fat jokes at Adele's expense on The Late Show with David Letterman Tuesday, and we've got the clip for you right here on

Letterman asked the legendary comic -- who turns 80 on June 8 -- about her experience at Sunday's Academy Awards, which she described as "a lot of new faces on a lot of old bodies."

The raspy-voiced Rivers said she met singer Adele, 24, for the first time at the Oscars, then held out her arms to simulate the English singer's girth.

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"What is her song? Rolling in the deep?" Joan asked. "She should add fried chicken!"

Joan then joked she overheard Adele complaining, "My throat, my throat, I don't know if I can swallow!"

"I said, 'Oh, yeah -- you can swallow!'" Joan quipped.

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It's not the first time Joan has razzed the singer about her weight: After Adele gave birth last fall, Joan tweeted, "Congratulations to Adele on the birth of her 68 pound 8 ounces bouncing baby boy."



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