Joan Rivers: Move In, Gadhafi!

Libyan dictator liked her apartment, but changed his mind
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 31, 2009 11:44 AM CDT
Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi arrives for a meeting of the G8 Summit at the Guardia Di Finanza School of Coppito on July 10, 2009 in L'Aquila, Italy.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Joan Rivers was heartbroken to learn that Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi decided not to rent her $25 million New York apartment, she tells the Post. “The Libyan ambassador called and offered over $200,000 a week so he could use it for entertaining. I thought it was great. I said I would give half the rent to Lockerbie,” she says.

The other half would have gone “to have an exterminator come and clean the apartment when he was done,” she continues, since she was afraid “he would have roasted cows in my living room.”