Joan Rivers Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Stops Breathing

Joan Rivers was rushed to a hospital in New York City moments ago … after she stopped breathing during a surgery on her throat. TMZ reports.

Rivers was undergoing the throat procedure in a clinic (specifically on her vocal chords) … when she stopped breathing during the surgery.

Sources say 81-year-old Rivers was rushed to Mount Sinai hospital in New York. Joan Alexandra Molinsky, known by her stage name Joan Rivers, is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer and television host, best known for co-hosting the E! celebrity fashion show Fashion Police .

The NYPD tells us TMZ Joan is currently in critical condition. ..”We’re told … at one point, Joan’s heart stopped beating.” the report reads.

“We’re told an emergency call was placed to 911 at 9:39 AM ET and the caller said, “We have somebody in either cardiac or respiratory arrest.” the story added.

Pray for Joan

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