joan rivers critical condition gi Joan Rivers in critical condition after she stops breathing during surgery [UPDATED]

Update: E! Online is reporting that Rivers’ condition had been updated to stable. Her daughter Melissa and grandson Cooper have flown to New York City to be with her.
Comedian and “Fashion Police” star Joan Rivers is currently in critical condition after experiencing complications during surgery on her throat.
Accord to TMZ, 81-year-old Rivers was rushed to a hospital after she stopped breathing during the surgical procedure. It’s believed that her heart stopped beating and a call was placed to 911 at 9:39 a.m. ET.
Zap2it has reached out to Rivers’ representation for a comment, but has yet to hear back. Any statement will be added once received.

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