Joan has been moved out of intensive care, her daughter, Melissa, revealed in a new statement released on Sept. 3. Read the full statement right here.
Joan Rivers has been moved to a private room at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, her daughter, Melissa Rivers, 46, said in a new statement. It’s unclear whether the 81-year-old comedian is still on life support.
Joan Rivers Is Being ‘Kept Comfortable’ — Melissa Rivers Releases New Statement
Just one day after Melissa confirmed that her mother was still on life support, the comedian’s daughter released another new statement on Sept. 3.
“My mother has been moved out of intensive care and into a private room where she is being kept comfortable,” Melissa said.
Melissa did not reveal whether Joan is still on life support, and it’s not clear whether the move to a private room means that the Fashion Police star’s health is improving.
Joan Rivers Is Still On Life Support, Melissa Rivers Confirms In New Statement
Joan has been in the hospital since Thursday, Aug. 28, when she went into cardiac and respiratory arrest while undergoing a throat operation. She was subsequently rushed to the hospital and placed in a medically induced coma. Joan was taken out of the coma on Sunday, Aug. 31, Us Weekly reports.
Melissa also released the following statement on Sept. 2:
On behalf of my mother and our family, we are extremely grateful for all the love and support we’ve received. At this time, she does remain on life support. I know my mother would be overwhelmed by the continued outpouring of kindness, and I want to thank everyone for keeping us in their prayers.
Our thoughts continue to go out to Joan, Melissa and the rest of her family during this difficult time.
— Tierney McAfee