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Joan Rivers Placed in Medically Induced Coma (Report)

Joan Rivers Placed in Medically Induced Coma (Report)

Joan Rivers has reportedly been placed in a medically induced coma after complications during a surgery on Thursday morning (August 28) in New York City.

The 81-year-old comedian stopped breathing and went into cardiac and respiratory arrest while a doctor was checking on a chronic problem with her vocal cords.

“They don’t know how long she was starved of oxygen,” a source told the New York Daily News.

Doctors expect to bring Joan out of the coma this weekend to evaluate if there has been any damage.

Joan‘s daughter Melissa Rivers rushed onto a flight out of Los Angeles to be by her mother’s side during this scary time. We hope she has a speedy recovery!

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70 Responses to “Joan Rivers Placed in Medically Induced Coma (Report)”

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  1. 1
    bep Says:

    I know a couple people that were put into coma’s medically and eventually passed away. I hope she is okay!

  2. 2
    [~Fug Face Man!ston~] Says:

    It’s unfortunate but people tend not to care when bad things happen to douchebags.

  3. 3
    Dreamer Says:

    Joan come on! You are a strong woman! You’ve been trough a lot in your life, keep fighting! You are such an inspiration to me!

  4. 4
    Oh no! Says:

    That’s never a good sign. I pray she can pull through.

  5. 5
    woolly Says:

    wow didn’t realize she’s 81! all the plastic surgery played tricks on me… wishes to her, hope she recovers healthy and happy.

  6. 6
    vick Says:


  7. 7
    mcwitch Says:

    After watching her documentary I gain a HUGE amount of respect for her and how hard she’s had to work to overcomes so many difficulties in her life. I wish her the best and hope she pulls through this ok. She is a comedienne it’s her job to bring humour to dark things, and making fun out of celebrities who make millions plus is ok.

  8. 8
    CLAIRE M. Says:

    pulling for you to come out ok!

  9. 9

    I can’t wait for you to die, you virus, zionist pig hahaha

  10. 10
    EMY Says:

    OMG! she’s 81!! i think she’s between 58 to 70

  11. 11
    Maria Says:

    They didn’t know how long she’s been arrested? That’s terrible.


  12. 12
    …. Says:

    Karma is a *****!

  13. 13
    :( Says:

    Poor Joan, hope she pulls through. She’s a Hollywood gem cause she tells it like it is, an element that Hollywood lacks with all the PR and acting most of these celebs do with their personal lives to act like their lives are perfect. She’s just real with it and a true funny woman. She’s lived a hell of a long life though, bless her.

  14. 14
    ? Says:

    Question: the report says she was rushed to the hospital while surgery was being performed. Why wasn’t taking place in a hospital to begin with?

  15. 15
    The People of Gaza Says:

    We wish her as well as she wished us.

  16. 16
    kelly Says:

    oh no. i hope she recovers. joan is a really great businesswoman and has a lot of fans because of that. i like her and hope she will be ok

  17. 17
    ladyb Says:

    I will really miss her humor if she passed. I really hope she pulls through. Yes, she does take it too far which annoys me too but generally she’s very funny. I follow her on twitter and the jokes ridiculing herself always make me laugh so hard.

  18. 18
    Peg Says:

    @?: Surgery is performed at out patient clinics, if it is not major surgery, there is always an ambulance on standby, in case something goes wrong, to rush you to the hospital.

  19. 19
    well.. Says:

    I’m actually not worried at all…. hope she doesn’t recover!! YES I SAID IT! I’m not a hypocrite like some people…

  20. 20
    maya Says:

    she’s a vile and disgusting woman and I honestly don’t know how people find her funny or humorous. I was hoping she would die a painful death actually.

  21. 21
    Isabella Says:

    So sorry to hear this, I do hope she recovers from this. I love her, she’s the best!!

  22. 22
    The Earth Says:

    Dear God, why couldn’t you take Chelsea Handlers Horse Face instead???

  23. 23
    pamela Says:

    Ironically, the people who are calling her insulting names and wishing her
    death, are probably the first to yell at someone for judging them, how they don’t know your story, etc. Because, who else would say such a thing about another human being?

    Just keep in mind, karma.

  24. 24
    Al Says:

    The Republican Party is worried because their biggest donor might croak.

  25. 25
    jane Says:

    does someone actually cares??!! she’s a disgusting woman… JUST DIE ALREADY.

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