Joan Rivers in critical condition

Joan Rivers attends the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment 2014 Upfront at the Javits Center on Thursday, May 15, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Joan Rivers attends the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment 2014 Upfront at the Javits Center on Thursday, May 15, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (KXAN) – Comedian Joan Rivers is in critical condition following surgery, according to TMZ.

Rivers was having surgery on her vocal cords when her heart stopped beating, TMZ says on its website.

The 81-year-old host of E!’s Fashion Police is scheduled for an October tour in the United Kingdom.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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