Almost 1,500 People Have Signed an Online Petition to Stop Joan Rivers’s ‘Starlet or Streetwalker’ Segment

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Joan Rivers and her Fashion Police panel. Photo: Brandon Hickman/E!

E!'s Fashion Police, one of the best shows on television, is under attack — and for once it's not necessarily for saying honest things about celebrities (horror!). Joan Rivers's segment on the show, in which she prompts viewers to consider whether a photo of a girl in a dress is a "starlet" or "streetwalker," has offended the Girls Education and Mentoring Services, which started a campaign on Change.org to bring the segment to halt, which has attracted about 1,500 online signatures as this post goes live. Rachel Lloyd, founder and director of GEMS, explained her stance on the Huffington Post:

Stop E! Fashion Police’s “Starlet or Streetwalker” Segment! [Change.org]