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With Joan Rivers in a medically induced coma in what daughter Melissa has characterized as a "serious" condition, fellow celebrities and fans alike are sending their best wishes to the red carpet queen.
Melissa, who has been keeping vigil at her ailing mom's side, released a new statement Friday to The Insider With Yahoo:
"Her condition remains serious but she is receiving the best treatment and care possible."
[Related: Joan Rivers Stable After She Stops Breathing]
The comedy icon stopped breathing during what was supposed to be a minor throat procedure at a New York clinic. She was rushed to Mt. Sinai hospital in Manhattan in critical condition. Doctors placed her in a coma to stabilize her and plan to reevaluate her condition over the weekend, according to sources close to the family.
"My mother would be so touched by the tributes and prayers that we have received from around the world," Melissa added. "We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts as we pray for her recovery."
Melissa, who rushed from Los Angeles with son Cooper when she received news of her mother's emergency Thursday morning, previously told Yahoo that Joan "was resting comfortably and is with our family."
As Melissa noted, thoughts and prayers are pouring in, both via deliveries to the hospital and on social media.
As Rosie O'Donnell put it: "Hey, Joan, this show ain't over -- get well now!"
Sending love to my pal, Joan Rivers.
— Joy Behar (@JoyVBehar) August 29, 2014
Prayers and love to pal Joan Rivers. Nothing has kept her down yet. No time to start now. Get well soon, Joanie.
— jason alexander (@IJasonAlexander) August 29, 2014
Good luck and best wishes to my dear friend, the wonderful and very talented Joan Rivers! Winner of Celebrity Apprentice, amazing woman.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 29, 2014
Lifting up @JoanRivers in love as she battles for life . Praying for Melissa and the family as well,
— Kathie Lee Gifford (@KathieLGifford) August 29, 2014
— Charlie Sheen (@charliesheen) August 29, 2014
Praying for the great @Joan_Rivers one of the true loves of my life. 🙏
— Kelly Ripa (@KellyRipa) August 28, 2014