07/24/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Joan Rivers: Johnny Carson Was A "Bastard" And A "Nasty Man" (VIDEO)

MSNBC interviewed Joan Rivers about the sad passing of legendary entertainment figure Ed McMahon. Rivers had nothing but praise for McMahon, however when anchor Contessa Brewer brought up Rivers' falling out with McMahon compatriot Johnny Carson, Rivers tone changed dramatically as she berated Carson, calling him a "bastard" and a "nasty man."