UPDATE From NYDailyNews… 9-1-14:
The comedian’s only child, Melissa Rivers, said in a statement Sunday that she is keeping her ‘fingers crossed.’ A source tells the Daily News that there is a concern that Joan Rivers’ motor skills may be compromised, ‘leaving her as either a vegetable or in a wheelchair.’ Another source says the family is mulling legal action over the procedure that sent Rivers into cardiac and respiratory arrest: ‘They are looking for someone to blame.’
UPDATE: Joan Rivers has been placed in a medically induced coma.
From NYDailyNews… apparently JoanRivers is on life support:
“We are scared,” a family source told The News. “This is not looking good.”
Rivers, who was in critical condition late Thursday, will remain in a coma until the weekend, when doctors will discuss with her daughter the damage caused when her mother fell unconscious during a routine visit.
“They don’t know how long she was starved of oxygen,” a source said.
JoanRivers handles a heckler…
Joan Rivers is in critical condition after she stopped breathing during a medical procedure on Thursday, police sources tell the NYPost–but is now in stable condition, according to E! News. JoanRivers was a patient at Yorkville Endoscopy getting surgery on her vocal chords on East 93rd street near Third Avenue in New York City, police also confirmed.
After she stopped breathing, a 911 call was placed at around 9:40 a.m. TMZ reports the caller said, “We have somebody in either cardiac or respiratory arrest.” She was reportedly rushed to Mount Sinai hospital and is now in stable condition.
JoanRivers’ June 2013 birthday…