Joan Rivers In Stable Condition After Suffering Cardiac Arrest
Joan Rivers gave the world a scare Thursday morning when she was rushed to a hospital in Manhattan after experiencing cardiac arrest. Joan was undergoing a throat procedure around 10 a.m. when, according to reports, she stopped breathing.
The NYPD reports that after arriving at Mt. Sinai Joan's heart stopped beating briefly, plunging the iconic comedian into critical condition. By Thursday afternoon, however, Joan, 81, returned to stable condition. She's now recovering at Mt. Sinai.
"Her family wants to thank everybody for their outpouring of love and support. We will provide an update on her condition as it becomes available ” Sid Dinsay, a spokesman for Mount Sinai, said in a statement.
Our own lovely living legend Joan Rivers is in stable condition at Mt Sinai hospital ..#LiveFromE
— Ken Baker (@kenbakernow) August 28, 2014