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Zsa Zsa Gabor surrounded by family at hospital after serious fall

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center confirmed Sunday morning that Zsa Zsa Gabor was being treated at the hospital but declined to provide details about her condition.

"Her family is by her side," the hospital said in a statement. "No other information is available from the hospital per the family's request."

Her publicist told The Times she was seriously injured Saturday after falling out of bed and breaking several bones.

http://www.latimes.com/includes/projects/hollywood/portraits/zsa_zsa_gabor.jpgGabor, believed to be 93, was watching television in her Bel-Air home late Saturday when she fell to the floor, according to publicist John Blanchette. Blanchette said he got a call from Gabor's husband, Prince Frederic von Anhalt, about 8 p.m. to say he had called an ambulance and taken Gabor to UCLA, where she was in serious condition.

“He said it was bad; she had broken several bones,” Blanchette said.

Gabor is partially paralyzed from a 2002 car accident, and Blanchette, who visited her in recent months, said she had been “pretty much bedridden and wheelchair-bound for the last eight years.”

“She’s fragile," he said, but "she’s still very bright -- she still makes me laugh. Her faculties are intact, but her body’s failing her.”

Von Anhalt, told the Associated Press early Sunday that Gabor had broken a hip.

-- Molly Hennessy-Fiske

Photo: L.A. Times

Comments () | Archives (11)

I can't stand this woman, go back to your own country we don't like people like you!!

Come on, John - life is precious. As you grow up, you might take the time to learn civility and grace. I'm trying my best - your post shows the ugly side of living life, and this is no matter what Zsa Zsa is or is not.

Get well wishes to Zsa Zsa. At 93? recovery is very difficult. It is so sad when our bodies are failing us and there is nothing to do but wait until the inevitalble end of life. She has had an exciting glamorous life and is very lucky to lived so long and enjoyed so much.

I think it's a little too late for that Johnny!

Thanks for the useful words of wisdom Otis.Not all of us are negative!

May the Lord: God Bless our Little Zsa Zsa.
In years past, She had brought lots of job to everyone!
As with every one the grew up around Her, I wish Her Well!
Thank You: Zsa Zsa for all the laughs

She's a great Hungarian woman Johnny son!

She's a great Hungarian woman Johnny son!

fhmmmmmmmmm fell outta bed..ok...but someone should ask some questions about zsa zsa's sleezy phony "count" womanizing husbandl
he probably helped her on the way to the floor

Looks like perhaps ZsaZsa may be meeting up with her BFF Merv Griffin and her sister Eva very soon. You sure made us laugh, Lady ZsaZsa!! And you're still a beauty. I hope you find peace with God, your maker.

I hope this doesn't mean that the Queen of Outer Space will soon be joining the choir invisible! Growing up in the 60's, Zsa Zsa was the quintessential icon of chic and glamour. I know she has had her difficult moments, but with her goes a more glamorous, glitzy world which we will not see again for a long, long time, if ever. And Johnny, please don’t be so hateful…I don’t know how old you are, but Zsa Zsa has been in this country for over 50 years.


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