Mount Sinai Hospital in New York has confirmed it is treating the actress and comedian Joan Rivers, but declined to give any further information about her condition at present:
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.
Here are 10 of the sharpest one-liners from Joan Rivers, who has died aged 81.
Stars have paid tribute to comedian Joan Rivers as fans lay flowers on her Walk of Fame star and comedy venues show their respect.
A pioneer in the world of comedy, Joan Rivers carved a career with her tenacity and an acid tongue that spared no-one - including herself.