Report: Comedian Joan Rivers Now in Stable Condition After She Stopped Breathing During Throat Surgery

Comedian Joan Rivers, 81, is now reportedly in stable condition after she stopped breathing during a surgical procedure Thursday morning, multiple outlets have reported.

Initially, Rivers was listed in critical condition after her heart stopped beating while undergoing throat surgery at a New York City clinic; she was subsequently rushed from the doctor’s office to Mount Sinai Hospital, TMZ reported.

Media personality/comedian Joan Rivers poses for a photo during her visit at Barnes & Noble Union Square to sign copies of her Book ‘Diary Of A Mad Diva’ on June 30, 2014 in New York City. J. (Countess/Getty Images)

The New York Post’s Page Six reported that she was at the Yorkville Endoscopy in Manhattan when the medical emergency unfolded. 

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