During surgical procedure on her throat at a clinic, 81-year-old Joan Rivers stopped breathing and was immediately taken to a New York City hospital, TMZ reported Monday
The longtime TV personality and comedian, whose humor takes jabs at celebrities and fashion, was reportedly transported from the clinic to a Mount Sinai Hospital near upper Central Park in Manhattan
A spokesperson for Mount Sinai told Mashable that the hospital had “no comment” at the time and would not confirm whether Rivers was a patient there
Mashable has left email and phone messages for Rivers’ publicist.
Rivers was in “cardiac or respiratory arrest,” TMZ reported, citing a call someone made to the hospital Monday morning to report Rivers’ condition before she was hospitalized Read more…