Joan Rivers has died. The popular comedian was eighty one years old. Today was a sad day for her family, she was surrounded by her daughter Melissa and other family members, she passed away today September 4, 2014. The host of Fashion Police passed away peacefully this afternoon at Mount Sinai hospital in New York where she was rushed to after she stopped breathing.
Joan’s daughter Melissa, 46, said in a statement:
”It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, Joan Rivers. She passed peacefully at 1:17pm surrounded by family and close friends.
”My son and I would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of Mount Sinai Hospital for the amazing care they provided for my mother.”
”My mother’s greatest joy in life was to make people laugh.
”Although that is difficult to do right now, I know her final wish would be that we return to laughing soon.”
Just last Thursday while she was getting a routine operation on her vocal cords at the private Yorkville Endoscopy clinic, this health scare happened.Her daughter Melissa and her son Cooper rushed to Mom as soon as she heard what happened.
Joan was put on life support after being placed in a medically-induced coma, but appeared to be showing signs of progress yesterday (03.09.14) when she was transferred to a private room at the hospital.
Melissa – Joan’s only child – said yesterday:
”My mother has been moved out of intensive care and into a private room where she is being kept comfortable. Thank you for your continued support.”
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