Comedian, Joan Rivers is fighting for her life at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Rivers was placed in a coma after a routine visit with her doctor took a turn for the worst. Now her daughter, Melissa Rivers, may have to face a life or death decision.
Joan Rivers has been hospitalized since August 28th after she was rushed to the hospital on Thursday. NY Daily News reported that she suffered cardiac and respiratory arrest during a routine doctor’s visit. After being in the hospital for two days, she became dependent on life support. Her family may soon need to come to a decision on whether to keep her on life support or pull the plug. In a statement made by Melissa Rivers to E! News, “My mother would be so touched by the tributes and prayers we have received around the world.”
Hollywood life reported that celebrities have continued to pray for Joan Rivers through Twitter.
Giuliana Rancic: “Praying for @Joan_ Rivers and @MelRivers. Even though Joan’s the strongest woman I know, every single prayer counts.”
Marlee Matlin: “My thoughts to @MelRivers & @Joan_Rivers family. Despite reports, I pray Joan will be fine, sit up & say “It was a joke!”
Anne Rice: “Joan Rivers, I wish you healing, energy and all good things. Get well!”