Pop Culture

Joan Rivers Moved Out of Intensive Care, Daughter Says


Comedian Joan Rivers has been moved out of intensive care, her daughter said Wednesday. "My mother has been moved out of intensive care and into a private room where she is being kept comfortable. Thank you for your continued support," Melissa Rivers said in a statement. The update came a day after she said the comedy legend, 81, was "still on life support."

Rivers stopped breathing while undergoing a procedure on her vocal cords last Thursday at a New York clinic and was transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital. Melissa Rivers flew from California with her 13-year-old son, Cooper, to be by her side.

Rivers is currently a co-host of the show "Fashion Police."



—Elizabeth Chuck