Joan Rivers officiates gay couple’s wedding at NY book signing

Staff Reports

Comedian and author Joan Rivers on Monday officiated an impromptu wedding of a same-sex on at a book signing in New York City.

Entertainment Tonight reports:

Rivers, 81, was taking questions from her fans when Jed Ryan and Joe Aiello, a couple of three years, raised their hands and ask if the comic – who is an ordained minister capable of officiating weddings – would marry them right then and there.

It was a no-brainer for Rivers who quickly got them up on stage, had them hold hands, and then came up with some funny and touching vows on the spot.


Rivers is an ordained minister in the Universal Life Church. Her new book, “Diary of a Mad Diva,” was released this week.

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