Report: Joan Rivers’ Doctor Took A Selfie In The Operating Room

  • The unplanned biopsy on Joan Rivers’ vocal cords, which led to her death, was done without her prior consent, CNN reports. Furthermore, the doctor who performed the procedure took a selfie in the operating room while the comedienne was under anesthesia, a staffer at Yorkville Endoscopy in NYC told investigators. The doctor, who has not been publicly identified, was Rivers’ personal ear, nose and throat doctor, yet was not certified by the clinic to do procedures at the clinic. [CNN]
  • What divorce?! Beyoncé and Jay Z renewed their vows in a commitment ceremony while celebrating Bey’s birthday in Italy earlier this month.  [Daily Mail UK]
  • The duo are also reportedly house hunting in Los Angeles, looking into an $85 million mansion with eight bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, a 16-car garage, and a movie theater. [TMZ]
  • The NFL Players Association, the players’ union, is appealing the indefinite suspension of Ray Rice from the league, arguing that he has been doubly punished. Rice was originally given a two-game suspension for punching his then-fiancee in the head, knocking her unconscious.  [NPR]
  • In other NFL news, the Minnesota Vikings have decided to bar player Adrian Peterson from team activities until the allegations against him for child abuse have been resolved. [TMZ]
  • Lauren Conrad’s wedding veil is completely gorgeous. [US Weekly]
  • Meredith Vieira shared on her new talk show that she was in an abusive relationship when she was younger.  Vieira said the relationship only ended when she moved to another state for a job. [US Weekly]
  • Robert DeNiro is moving into a $125,000-a-month rental overlooking Central Park. Um, excuse me, by why does DeNiro rent?! [Page Six]
  • Six reasons the Internet loves “Gilmore Girls.” [The Daily Dot]

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