News Joan Rivers still on life support at Mount Sinai Hospital Joan Rivers attends the 2013 Tribeca Ball at New York Academy of Art in Manhattan. (April 8, 2013) Photo Credit: Getty Images By SHEILA ANNE FEENEY email@example.com Updated September 2, 2014 9:19 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email The family and friends of Joan Rivers continued to share their thanks to fans as the 81-year-old comedian remains in critical condition and on life support. "On behalf of my mother and our family, we are extremely grateful for all the love and support we've received. At this time, she does remain on life support," Melissa Rivers said. Rivers, 46, did not comment on news reports that her mother was being brought out of a medically induced coma at Mt. Sinai Hospital. She also didn't comment on whether her family was considering legal action against the facility, Yorkville Endoscopy, where her mother was reportedly undergoing a vocal chord procedure when she stopped breathing. "I know my mother would be overwhelmed by the continued outpouring of kindness and I want to thank everyone for keeping us in their prayers," Rivers said. By SHEILA ANNE FEENEY firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.