TMZ: Joan Rivers stopped breathing during surgery

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 08: Media personality Joan Rivers attends the 2013 Tribeca Ball at New York Academy of Art on April 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
NEW YORK —

Joan Rivers was reportedly taken to the hospital in New York after complications with throat surgery. 

TMZ reports that Rivers stopped breathing during the surgery and was taken to Mount Sinai hospital immediatly. 

According to twitter posts from Ken Baker and Nacy O'Dell, Rivers is stable. 

https://twitter.com/kenbakernow/status/505030730276040705

https://twitter.com/NancyODell/status/505041415173201920

Rivers is 81 years old and openly talks about plastic surgery.