Joan Rivers' Comments About the Sexuality of President and First Lady-Truth! But it was a Joke!
Joan Rivers Comments About the Sexuality of President and First Lady-Truth! But it was a Joke!
Summary of eRumor:Comedian Joan Rivers told a street reporter that President Obama is the country's first homosexual president and that Michelle Obama is a transgender.
The Truth:According to a July 4, 2014, article by the New York Daily News, the comment was made by 81-year-old funny lady Joan Rivers on June 30, 2014.
The article said that Rivers was asked by an on-the-street reporter if she thought the U.S. would ever have a president that is gay or a female president. Rivers quipped, "We already have it with Obama, so let's just calm down." A moment later she followed that with, "You know Michelle is a tranny."
A real example of the eRumor as it has appeared on the Internet:
Joan Rivers Said President Obama Gay and First Lady is a “Tranny”
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