Zsa Zsa Gabor hospitalized with high fever

Sat Oct 8, 2011 3:16pm EDT

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor and her husband Frederic Prinz von Anhalt celebrate his 68th birthday in this June 18, 2011 publicity photo released to Reuters on June 20, 2011. REUTERS/John Blanchette/Handout

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor and her husband Frederic Prinz von Anhalt celebrate his 68th birthday in this June 18, 2011 publicity photo released to Reuters on June 20, 2011.

Credit: Reuters/John Blanchette/Handout

(Reuters) - Zsa Zsa Gabor, the Hungarian-born actress and celebrity who became a symbol of Hollywood glamour, is in "very unstable" condition at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after a medical emergency on Saturday, her husband said.

Gabor, 94, has been in poor health for some years, and her husband, Frederic Prinz von Anhalt, told Reuters that "it doesn't look good."

Von Anhalt said she had a high fever and high blood pressure, and that a feeding tube she had previously had in place had become undone and "everything was coming out of her stomach."

"She is in a very unstable condition," he said.

Von Anhalt said he took her to the hospital at about 10:30 a.m. She has been hospitalized numerous times for a variety of serious ailments, including a stroke, over the past decade.

Gabor, who ultimately became as famous for her nine husbands, her sharp wit and colorful personal life as for her movies, has been a fixture of the Hollywood celebrity circuit for more than half-a-century.

(Reporting by Jonathan Weber in San Francisco; Editing by Eric Beech)

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Comments (4)
dibeanie wrote:
Good healing thoughts flowing south from me to you, Zsa Zsa.

Oct 08, 2011 7:28pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
kathrynlynch wrote:
That Old Gal had given it a good run. And that husband of hers, though really an odd guy, seems to have stuck by her side whenever she needed him.

Oct 08, 2011 9:56pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
som2net wrote:
Oh Zsa Zsa , we miss you and wish you a quick and full recovery soon.
You are loved…kisses

Oct 08, 2011 10:06pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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