TODAY | February 19, 2013
>>> and melissa rivers , their reality
melissa: joan knows best?" they're testing the boundaries and pushing the envelope just a little bit.
>> some friends.
>> any how, i kiss ed her.
>> i know. i know.
>> wait, wait, wait.
>> wait. you kissed sheryl?
>> yes. it was in the moment. i like her very much. like the katy perry song, i kissed a girl and i don't know if i liked it or didn't like it. i woke up this morning with an inkred i incredible --
>> joan and melissa rivers , good morning. you are so inappropriate. am i the first one to say that?
>> no. not a lot of people say that. it's a big word.
>> did that really happen?
>> yes. lily tomlin is a very good friend. she and jane lynch had a dinner party and i met this woman. two drinks and, i thought i might as well try it at this point.
>> right. one thing --
>> maybe i've been missing something.
>> do you play golf now?
>> no, but i do have a picture of eleanor roosevelt over my bed.
>> it will be fine. melissa, this reality tv series , in part, deals with the fact that when mom is out in l.a., she lives with you.
>> how does that work?
>> how did that work?
>> well, it -- i'm very patient.
>> in one sense it 's wonderful for my son and for myself, but, i mean, my mom stays with me. no, you're living with me. there is a difference. and it's -- it's great but it's trying.
>> i don't see you puttering around the house, making a coffee cake or something like that. you get involved?
>> oh, you have no idea.
>> her hello is like, why haven't you changed this light bulb? did you notice this needs to be washed? it's constant.
>> let's talk about -- you're a divorced parent. when your ex comes back into the picture.
>> he was there.
>> your son as well. how does that go? are those episodes?
>> those are episodes. one of the things we decided to explore a little bit this year is the fact that my ex-husband and i actually finally have a very good relationship. and we are co-parenting a child together, who is now a tween. and it is challenging. and you have to come together on this or they're going to, you know, run amuck .
>> she's a very good mother. she nursed cooper while he was still in the womb. i was so proud of her. so proud of her.
>> it's an interesting dynamic. i think it will be fun for the viewers to see, you know, there are times joan and i want to kill each other but we work really hard to get to a place where --
>> you try not to interfere.
>> i am so not abutinsky.
>> you wouldn't even know she was there.
>> the only thing she's changed in the house are the locks.
>> the you're dating now. what are you looking for in a man?
>> i don't think i can say it on morning tv. i'm looking for a no -- a policy.
>> a nice person.
>> someone who will not drool in social situation and that i don't have to support.
>> i think it's very important. my mother used to say to me, always sleep with a very rich man or your husband. i always --
>> i want to be with someone who is nice.
>> you were joking before. you dating as well? are you looking for anyone?
>> first of all, at this age, i'm looking for someone with a pulse. they're so old at this age. you know what i mean ? when they have sex, they call out the nurse's name.
>> you have a discerning eye and you won't pull out any punches.
>> saturday night on --
>> wait, wait, on saturday night on we tv. fashion week is on monday on e!
>> you can't have a drink and do this.
>> no. we are doing our first-ever 90-minute oscar special.
>> can't wait to see. you wait for them to look stupid. most of them look good and you go, come on, hilda, come down this aisle. come on. you can do it.
>> joan rivers and melissa, thank you very much. great to