Joan Rivers Daughter Melissa Rivers Releases New Statement, “Keeping Our Fingers Crossed”, Highlight Hollywood News


The family and loved ones of Joan Rivers are struggling  with serious decisions many Americans make every day, while stillhoping for the best for the beloved 81-year-old comedienne.    Rivers was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital on Thursday, Aug. 28, after suffering complications during a minor throat procedure. On Sunday, Aug. 31, her daughter Melissa Rivers released a statement saying, “We are keeping our fingers crossed.”



The Fashion Police star’s daughter has been thankful for the well wishes, and said in a statement on Friday, “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 was placed in a medically-induced coma on Thursday, and in a statement released that same day Melissa said, “She is resting comfortably and is with our family. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers.”

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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