Zsa Zsa Gabor, 94, falls into coma after stomach surgery
Zsa Zsa Gabor has fallen into a coma after undergoing stomach surgery, a day after she was rushed back to a Los Angeles hospital, her spokesperson told OnTheRedCarpet.com.
The 94-year-old actress has been in and out of hospital over the past few months and was brought back on Tuesday after suffering complications with a feeding tube that had been inserted in her stomach.Gabor's spokesperson told OnTheRedCarpet.com on Wednesday, May 18, that the actress fell into a coma sometime on Tuesday night after undergoing stomach surgery.
Gabor's husband, Frederic Prinz Von Anhalt, told OnTheRedCarpet.com that day that his wife had battled pneumonia three times recently but that her heart is very strong, adding: "That's what keeps her going."
Gabor had one of her legs amputated in January after doctors found an infection and antibiotics failed to heal it.
She began her series of hospital visits after she broke her hip on July 17 after she fell out of her bed while reaching to answer her telephone as she was watching "Jeopardy!."
She underwent a hip operation but has suffered several complications. During one of her hospital stays in August, she had a priest read her last rites. Gabor is partially paralyzed from a 2002 car accident and uses a wheelchair. She also reportedly had a stroke in 2005.Gabor is reported to have been born in Budapest on Feb. 6, 1917 as Sari Gabor. She married von Anhalt in 1986. Gabor was married to Hilton, the great-grandfather of socialite Paris Hilton, from 1942 to 1947.
Gabor followed her actress sister Eva to Hollywood, where she later starred in movies herself, starting in 1952 with the films "Lovely to Look At," "We're Not Married!" and "Moulin Rouge." She also played herself in a brief scene in the 1991 Leslie Nielsen cop movie "The Naked Gun 2-1/2: The Smell of Fear," in which she parodied an incident from about a year earlier in which she was convicted of slapping a police officer during a traffic dispute. She also had a cameo in the film "A Very Brady Sequel" in 1996.