This could be good news!
Joan Rivers has been in a medically induced coma since last Thursday, after going into cardiac and respiratory arrest while she was having a procedure on her vocal cords.
As of Sunday, doctors were bringing Joan out of the coma, but they’re not sure what to expect on the other side. A source explained:
“The waking-up process has begun and will take until Tuesday. There is real concern that the part of the brain that controls motor skills may have been compromised, leaving her as either a vegetable or in a wheelchair.”
In the meantime, Joan’s daughter Melissa Rivers is thinking of suing the hospital where the 81-year-old’s initial procedure was botched! A different insider said
This is just so scary!
After being rushed to the hospital on Thursday, Joan Rivers was put into a medically induced coma, but as of Friday it seemed like she was going to be okay.
People gave an outpouring of support, which didn’t go unnoticed by Joan’s daughter Melissa Rivers. The 46-year-old gave a statement on Friday about her mother’s health, saying
We couldn't believe the news about Joan Rivers.
After having complications during a surgery, being rushed to the hospital, being put into a medically induced coma, she's now in stable condition.
It seems that we're not the only ones wishing Joan a speedy recovery!
From Ellen DeGeneres to Billy Eichner to Giuliana Rancic, celebrities are taking to Twitter to declare their love and prayers for the iconic comedian!
See all the well wishes for Joan…AFTER THE JUMP!!!
Even though these two are mainly co-workers, it's clear Giuliana Rancic and Joan Rivers are also really close friends!
After Joan's health scare yesterday, Giuliana took the time to share some sweet thoughts on her dear friend and colleague.
We hope this funny lady speedily recovers!
We reported earlier how Joan Rivers stopped breathing during a throat surgery on her vocal chords, and how since then, her condition has been upgraded from critical to stable.
Now, according to a source, Joan is currently in a medically induced coma.
Apparently, doctors will assess her status this weekend after they bring her out of it, as they currently don't know how long she was deprived of oxygen.
Our thoughts continue to go out to her family and loved ones during this tough time.
[Image via Alberto Reyes/WENN.]
This is really terrible!
Joan Rivers has reportedly been rushed to the hospital in New York City because she had complications during surgery!
The iconic actress was having a