Liz Smith's Unconfirmed Report on Richardson
There has been no official word from the family or family representatives regarding Ms. Richardson's fate, here is the link to Smith's report, we caution that it is not confirmed.
CNN and other news sources reported earlier today that members of Natasha Richardson's family are gathering at the New York City hospital where the Tony-winning actress was reportedly taken with a serious head injury after falling on a Canadian resort ski slope.
The Lenox Hill Hospital would not confirm Richardson's transfer from the Montreal hospital but several members of her family, including her mother, Oscar winner Vanessa Redgrave, and her sister, Nip/Tuck star Joely Richardson, were shown arriving reports the news website.
Natasha Richardson was privately flown away from the Montreal hospital where she was being treated Tuesday afternoon as speculation swirled regarding the seriousness of her condition after her fall at the upscale Mont Tremblant ski resort.
According to online reports, Richardson, 45, was transferred via private jet to New York, with her husband, actor Liam Neeson, by her side.
One erroneous report on the Time Out New York website indicated that Ms. Richardson succumbed to her critical injuries and passed away.
Natasha Richardson was critically injured in a ski accident on Monday afternoon and was being treated in a Montreal hospital before being flown to New York City for continued treatment.
She and her family are in the thoughts and prayers of BWW and the entire theatre community.
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