The controversial comedian stopped breathing and suffered cardiac and respiratory arrest during what was supposed to be a minor endoscopic procedure (throat surgery) ! Rivers is in critical condition but she is stable as of the latest reports.
Fellow celebrities reached out via Twitter to extend a loving "get-well" to Joan during her time of recovery.
Im thinking about you, @Joan_Rivers , and sending lots of love your way.
Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August 28, 2014
Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) August 28, 2014
To my dear friend @Joan_Rivers - I have known you forever. I wish you nothing but the best in this struggling time. Go get 'em girl.
Larry King (@kingsthings) August 28, 2014
Sending all my love and prayers to my friend @Joan_Rivers right now.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) August 28, 2014
InStyle (@InStyle) August 29, 2014
Good luck and best wishes to my dear friend, the wonderful and very talented Joan Rivers! Winner of Celebrity Apprentice, amazing woman.
Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 29, 2014
hey u - miss @Joan_Rivers - this show ain't over - GET WELL NOW !
Rosie (@Rosie) August 29, 2014