Kathy Griffin: I'm Gonna Be Like the Judge Judy of Fashion Police

Oh, it’s definitely on for Kathy Griffin!

In anticipation of her Jan. 12 debut on E!’s Fashion Police, the 54-year-old comedienne talked to PEOPLE about how she’ll fill the very large shoes of the late Joan Rivers – and how she’s going to look while doing it.

See Judge Judy Learn About Grindr (VIDEO)

Modern technology can be tough for any 71-year-old to pick up, but television’s Judge Judy was a quick learner when she was introduced to Grindr in an episode that aired Monday.

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Judge Judy: 3 Things You Don't Know About the Daytime Star

Think you know all there is about Judge Judy, 70, whose real name is Judith Sheindlin?

Well, permission to approach the bench and learn three new facts about her – the 12-time grandmother, who flies to work on a private jet:

Judge Judy Becomes a Grandma for 12th Time

It’s grandbaby no. 12 for Judge Judy, and the famously tough TV star has some words of wisdom – as always.

“Welcoming this beautiful little girl is a treat, but whoever said it’s cheaper by the dozen … hasn’t had a dozen grandchildren,” Judy Sheindlin told the New York Post Thursday.

Judge Judy Goes to Hospital to 'Chill'

It looked scary at first, with an ambulance ride and an admission to the hospital, but Judge Judy says that she only “needed a day to chill.”

Judith Sheindlin, 68, went to L.A.’s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Wednesday after complaining of intestinal discomfort, TMZ reports.

Judge Judy Hits Boardwalk

Judge Judy will be handing down a verdict on a subject few people thought she knew anything about – congeniality. Judy Sheindlin, the sharp-tongued star of TV’s “Judge Judy,” will serve as a judge at the 79th annual Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, which airs Sept. 18 on ABC. She and six other celebrities will pick Miss America 2000. Among others chosen for the panel: Briana Scurry, goalie for the U.S. women’s soccer team; actor Michael Badalucco of TV’s “The Practice”; and Tia Carrere, from the movie “Wayne’s World.”