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Zsa Zsa Gabor celebrates 94th birthday 'alert and happy,' husband says

Zsa Zsa Gabor celebrated her 94th birthday Sunday after being released from the hospital earlier that morning.

Photos of Gabor and her husband, Prince Frederic von Anhalt, were released to the news media Monday so that "people can see that's she's not half-dead," Von Anhalt said.

"She's alert and happy," he said. The photos were taken by one of Gabor's housekeepers.

The photos show Von Anhalt posing next to Gabor with a giant chocolate birthday cake that reads "Happy Birthday Baby" in pink icing.

Gabor was rushed to the hospital last week after spitting up blood. The actress was treated for infections in her lungs and the leg that was recently partially amputated.

After a rough week of complications, doctors told Von Anhalt that the actress was responding well to treatment and could spend her birthday at home.

-- Nate Jackson

Photo: Zsa Zsa Gabor celebrated her 94th birthday Sunday. Credit: Prince Frederic von Anhalt

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Don't mind me BUT, ZSA ZSA just smacked the cake

Wow, times have changed compared to what she looked like in the past.

WOW...she looks FANTASTIC!!!I should only hope to look that good if I even make it to her age!! Wow..what a beautiful lady :)

its really startling to see her like this and not all 'made up' glad she's doing good

WOW. I have not seen her in a long time and she does,nt look like I remember her.But most anyone does look different after being in the hospital for a while.Hope she,ll live longer though

I wish you guys the best you have been through alot and I hope you are doing better Zsa Zsa Gabor you have given us so many fun times, thanks a bunch, The Delahunts in Kansas

Sure wish this lady a Happy Birthday. She has brought years of happiness to many, including me. May she enjoy many more with us.

Zsa Zsa's husband's name isn't "Prince" (as in a title), it is Prinz, as is his given name!

so that "people can see that's she's not half-dead,"

Unfortunately, that's exactly how she looks.

just wanted to wish you a wonderful birthday....and you will be in my prayers..get better.....

Happy 94th Birthday!

For all that Zsa Zsa has been through in these past years, from her car accident, hip fracture and stroke, to her recent leg amputation, she deserves special mention of allowing her husband to show her "natural" beauty. I defy any actress more than half her age to be shown without 2 hrs. of make-up and hair styling for public scrunity.

I'm praying for her recovery, and wishing her all the best.

Happy Birthday Zsa Zsa!!

I'd wish her well and certainly commend her for making it this far given the serious health problems she's recently been through.

Hey, LA Times, show some class and take it down! It's bad enough that Prinz von A released this picture, butwhere's some editorial oversight to make the decent call on publishing it?

Clearly Zsa Zsa isn't in control anymore because she would never have allowed a photo like this to be seen. Why not leave her some dignity (even if her husband doesn't), and let the public remember her as she wanted them to.

Zsa Zsa,

I'm so glad u are at home with your love ones to celebrate
a wonderful birthday. I always used to watch u in films
and I think u were wonderful & beautiful. I'm sure u are still the same wonderful & beautiful person u always were
even though you've had some set backs. Get Well Soon
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


That faaabulous daaaaling ! Happy b-day zz baby!

Couldn't her husband have "the help" assist her with her makeup and get her out of that hospital gown? I can't imagine she would want that photo sent out to the public.


May GOD Bless her, she's had a very rough time. Hope the rest of her days will be peaceful and comfortable.

Its very rare nowadays that people get to the 90s part of age. Ms. Gabor must be epitome of health and was not abusing her body to get to her age now. She must be very happy with her married life having a husband who cares very much for her.

Does anyone know what song Engelbert san\g to ZSA Zsa at her bedside when she was home on her birthday.
Thank You




Wont she be happy when she learns he is selling her house?

Although she presented herself as outrageous at times and as a somewhat "shallow" beauty, she nevertheless has prevailed and accumulated some real memories for the public. No one can deny her larger-than-life personality and the natural (and enhanced) beauty that won her the Miss Hungary title. Some have criticized her "confectionary" coloring that made her stand out, but few if any will forget seeing her and enjoying her in films and on TV shows, where she most often stole scenes. She is especially courageous, too, in allowing herself to be photographed at this stage of her life. However vain she may have been, she has more substance than many stars who cannot bear to be seen au naturale. I wish her a Happy Birthday with my regards.

Zsa Zsa, you look like a million dollars!

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