<em>Fashion Police</em> honours Joan Rivers with new segment

Joan Rivers and daughter Melissa Rivers. (AFP)
Joan Rivers and daughter Melissa Rivers. (AFP)

Los Angeles - The Fashion Police reboot honoured the late Joan Rivers with a new ''What Would Joan Say?'' segment.

The E! show returned on for a special MTV Video Music Awards episode with Melissa Rivers joining Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski on the panel.

During the show, Melissa - who lost her mother last September at the age of 81 - shared how she is always asking ''what would my mom say about this?'' when thinking about the show Joan made a success before introducing the new part of the series.

Co-producer Melissa said: ''There isn't a day that goes by when I don't see something and think, 'What would my mom say about this?' Let's find out in our newest segment, 'What Would Joan Say?' ''

Meanwhile, former panellist Kelly Osbourne congratulated Melissa on the ''awesome show'' and she replied thanking her for the ''amazing'' flowers she sent.

The 30-year-old presenter tweeted Melissa:

To which Melissa responded:

Several stars also took to social media to praise Melissa - who took over from her mother as the main host for the show - including Gigi Hadid who is ''so happy'' Fashion Police is back.

She wrote: