Zsa Zsa Gabor, 94, taken back to hospital
Zsa Zsa Gabor, 94, was rushed to a Los Angeles medical center on Wednesday, November 9, in what will mark the latest in a series of hospitalizations for the ailing Hollywood icon, who has suffered several serious health issues for more than a year.
The actress' spokesperson said a doctor had arrived to her and husband Frederic Prinz von Anhalt's home to treat her after a feeding tube came out of her stomach, causing bleeding. An ambulance was called and she was taken to UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center.
Her husband said later that afternoon, around 3 p.m. local time, that Gabor was being treated in the hospital's emergency room. She was conscious but is not yet in stable condition, as doctors continued to try to stop the bleeding, he added.
Gabor, who is partially paralyzed from a 2002 car accident and uses a wheelchair, has been hospitalized repeatedly since she broke her hip in July 2010. Gabor had suffered the accident while laying in bed, watching "Jeopardy!," and fell to the floor as she reached to answer a telephone.
She has since undergone a hip operation and has suffered several complications. During one of her hospital stays in August, she had a priest read her last rites. In January 2011, Gabor had one of her legs amputated after doctors found an infection and antibiotics failed to heal it.
"She's the only thing I have,," Prinz Von Anhalt told OnTheRedCarpet.com back in May. "If she dies, I don't have anybody else to live for. She does not want to be left alone. I sleep in a couch with my feet dangling but that's okay, we made promises that we would take care of each other until the end. I know she would do the same for me."
Gabor and Von Anhalt held a party for close friends in August to mark their 25th wedding anniversary. The two wed on August 14, 1986.
"This party, I wanted it to be special, I wanted it to be like 25 years ago when we got married we celebrated like that," Von Anhalt told OnTheRedCarpet.com during the festivities. "Look, my wife is 94 years old. She should have everything she wants and she should have everything large."
The party had 70 guests and included the likes of Phyllis Diller and Quincy Jones. In July, Von Anhalt took out a billboard announcing the celebration on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
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 Conrad Hilton, the great-grandfather of socialite Paris Hilton, from 1942 to 1947, and they had one daughter - Francesca, who is the actress' only child. She is a comedienne.
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.