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Posted: Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:03AM

Joan Rivers hospitalized after cardiac arrest

Joan Rivers stopped breathing today during a procedure and went into cardiac arrest.

CBS-TV Station WCBS quotes a source as saying Rivers was rushed to Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York this morning in cardiac arrest after she stopped breathing.

It reportedly happened during a procedure on her throat in a clinic on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

There is no word on the comedian's current condition.

Rivers is 81.

Photo credit David Shankbone via flickr

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