UPDATE: TMZ is reporting that Joan Rivers is now in the hospital and on life support. While the family still remains hopeful that she will recover if the machines are turned off.
We hope she's alright!
TMZ is reporting that comedian, Joan Rivers, is currently in critical condition after being rushed to a New York City Hospital. According to the website, Rivers had stopped breathing during a surgery on her throat. The surgery occurred in a private clinic and was specifically to treat her vocal cords.
Rivers is 81 years old. Her daughter, Melissa, is said to be on her way to NYC.
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