Joan Rivers Rushed To NYC Hospital After She Quit Breathing

Comedienne Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after she quit breathing during surgery, TMZ reports.

Rivers was at a clinic apparently undergoing a medical procedure on her vocal chords when the 81-year-old stopped breathing and was immediately taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.

The sharp-tongued talk show host has made news lately after calling President Obama gay, saying Michelle Obama was a “tranny,” and telling Palestinians they “deserve to be dead.” (RELATED: Joan River Defends Israel In Epic Rant)