Wednesday, March 18, 2009


Actress NATASHA RICHARDSON was transported from Canada to New York yesterday, one day after she was severely injured in a skiing accident. While she reportedly suffered a head injury after falling at the Mont Tremblant ski resort in Quebec, her current condition has not been announced. reported yesterday afternoon that the 45-year-old Tony Award winner was suffering from brain swelling, but denied other media reports that Richardson was brain dead. The family is expected to make a formal statement today.

TMZ also reported that Richardson was admitted to New York City's Lennox Hill Hospital last night, where she was visited by her mother, legendary actress VANESSA REDGRAVE. In addition, People magazine reported that friends and family members have gathered in New York for a vigil, and that the family is "very distressed."

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