Kathy Griffin as 'Fashion Police' Host: 10 of Her Best Jokes about Musicians

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Kathy Griffin and Miley Cyrus appear backstage during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sept. 21, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"I love to make fun of fashion because it is just so silly." -Kathy Griffin

Just in time for awards season, the dream has been realized: Kathy Griffin will replace her friend Joan Rivers on E!'s Fashion Police, joining Giuliana Rancic, Kelly Osbourne and another new panelist, celebrity stylist and TV personality Brad Goreski.

In honor of that announcement, we rounded up some of Griffin's best jokes about musicians -- everyone from Britney Spears to Celine Dion to Miley Cyrus. It provides a nice preview of what stars might expect once Griffin joins the team. It should be stated that Griffin is on friendly terms with many of her targets; those who have a sense of humor about themselves (Miley!) often find her just as hilarious as the rest of us.

Check out some of her digs below, and tell us if you're excited for Griffin and one of her main punchlines, Ryan Seacrest, to finally be on the same network -- something tells us Seacrest isn't thrilled.

10. Mariah Carey
"I love Mariah Carey. Remember the breakdown? I loved the breakdown."

9. Justin Bieber  
"I don't know if you know this, but he's very thug. And if there's one thing that I will always be amused by, it is a rich, white, suburban kid who thinks he's black."

8. Justin Timberlake
"Justin Timberlake, in his mind, used to think he was so black he was like from a tribe in Africa. Now, with the new record, 'Suit & Tie,' he's white again with straight hair. He turned white with one record!"

7. Britney Spears
"I love her new CD! I think it's cute, I think it's got hits, I like it, I stand by it. Though I don't know how they f---ing propped her up to record it!"

6. Destiny's Child
"So all three girls are there in those hideous outfits that their mothers make!"

5. Paris Hilton
"I actually know her a little bit. I've met her a few times, I did a photo shoot with her one time, and based on that, I'm here to tell you that she is actually...ahh...retarded!"

4. Celine Dion
[Impersonating Celine's Las Vegas show] "Celine says, 'This next song is for all the parents in the audience, and also the children' (pauses) So that's just everybody, right?"

3. Whitney Houston
"I actually share one thing with Whitney, which is that I also have sweating issues."

2. Paula Abdul
"Have you noticed this year that Paula has trouble keeping both of her eyes open at the same time? The right one kinda wants to go down for sleepy time, and the left one's like 'Wake up, you're on TV,' but I'm tired.. 'no, no not yet!', but you promised, 'but it's not 9'oclock yet.' It's like the ancient struggle between good and evil on her own face."

1. Miley Cyrus
Griffin has made plenty of jokes about Cyrus over the years, but her best may be the recap of Cyrus' 2009 Teen Choice Awards performance. Kathy, please tell me everything about Cyrus' "short shorts and stripper boots."

Bonus: Please watch this clip of Kathy Griffin explaining that time she was watching an (allegedly!) drunk Harry Styles


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