Melissa Rivers says her mother, Joan Rivers, remains in serious condition at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, but “she is receiving the best treatment and care possible”.
In a statement to E! News, Melissa Rivers, who flew across the country from Los Angeles to be by her mother’s side, says: “My mother would be so touched by the tributes and prayers that we have received from around the world.”
“Her condition remains serious but she is receiving the best treatment and care possible. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts as we pray for her recovery. “
Joan Rivers, 81, was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital after she stopped breathing during a throat surgery at her New York doctor’s office. There, the comedienne was placed in a medically induced coma.
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