1983 | Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers, filling in for "The Tonight Show's" Johnny Carson in 1983, interviews Culture Club frontman Boy George. Rivers got her first big break on "The Tonight Show" and was so adored by Carson that he named her permanent guest host in 1983. But the two publicly fell out in 1986 when Rivers left to do her own late-night show for Fox, "The Gift of Gab." For years, she contended that he refused to speak to her when she called to ask his blessing. The two never spoke again.
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