Doctors are reportedly planning to bring the 81-year-old comedian out of the coma sometime over the weekend.
Reports in the US claim Joan Rivers is resting comfortably in a medically induced coma which doctors expect to bring her out of at the weekend. Earlier on yesterday, August 28, it was reported that the 81-year-old comedian was rushed to hospital after she had stopped breathing during a reported throat procedure at a clinic in New York.
The hospital released a brief statement confirming Rivers was at the facility.
“Her family wants to thank everybody for their outpouring of love and support,” said hospital spokesman Sid Dinsay. We will provide an update on her condition as it becomes available.”
A family member, however, has reportedly said that her condition remains critical – although this has not been confirmed.
Joan Rivers in the 1980s
A spokesman for the New York Police Department, NYPD said earlier today that the emergency call was made at 9.39am local time from an address in East 93rd Street, Yorkville, where there is an outpatient centre which describes its mission as to “serve as a community resource for digestive disorders”.
Since 2010 she has co-hosted E! show, Fashion Police alongside Guiliana Rancic and Kelly Osbourne.She also currently hosts an online weekly talk show called In Bed With Joan.
Article Credit: Mirror