Legendary comedian Joan Rivers, 81, was rushed to a hospital in New York City according to a report on TMZ.
The online site claims she was taken to hospital after she stopped breathing during surgery on her throat.
Rivers was repotedly undergoing a throat procedure on her vocal chords when she stopped breathing during the surgery.
Sources say she was rushed to Mount Sinai hospital with daughter Melissa said to be on her way to New York.
There was no immediate word on the condition of Rivers, who lives in Manhattan.
Rivers has had a busy week, with Fashion Police specials on both the VMAs and Emmys back to back.
Update: “This morning, Joan Rivers was taken to The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she is being attended to. Her family wants to thank everybody for their outpouring of love and support. We will provide an update on her condition as it becomes available.” – Sid Dinsay, spokesman, The Mount Sinai Hospital.