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Zsa Zsa Gabor surrounded by family at hospital after serious fall

July 18, 2010 |  8:33 am

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

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