Joan Rivers said she won’t apologize for Holocaust joke

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Joan Rivers says she won’t apologize for a joke that’s stirring controversy. It was a comment Rivers made about Heidi Klum’s Oscar dress while appearing Monday on “Fashion Police” on E!.

“The last time a German looked this hot was when they were pushing Jews into the ovens,” Rivers said.

The Anti-Defamation League is asking for an apology, but Rivers said critics should be more concerned about the real anti-semites out there.

“My husband lost his entire family in the holocaust,” she said. “Your generation doesn’t even know what I’m talking about, but my doing a joke gets them talking and thinking.”

Rivers says there isn’t any subject she wouldn’t take on.

“I think that’s how we get through life — you make people laugh, you laugh, you can deal with it,” she said.

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