Joan Rivers books sales skyrocket 70750 per cent
Within hours of her death on Thursday night, comedienne Joan Rivers' book sales soared into the stratosphere.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Diary of a Mad Diva sales shot up a whopping 70750 per cent on Amazon, making it the No.2 bestselling book at the online retailer.
It had been languishing at 1,417 after its July release.
Her previous book, I Hate Everyone... Starting with Me, also saw sales shoot up since Thursday, by an impressive 17496 per cent. It now sits at No. 55.
Both books hit No. 1 and No. 2 on Amazon’s “Movers and Shakers” list, which tracks movement over the past 24 hours.
The star, famous for her acid-tongued gags, died on Thursday following a cardiac arrest at a Manhattan's doctor's office following a routine procedure. She was 81.