Since yesterday, Natasha Richardson’s ski accident has inspired a lot of rumors and speculation on the Internet. The Natasha Richardson ski accident immediately spawned many Internet “reports” that she was dead, among other things. As per usual, rumors spread wild about her real condition, which is still not officially confirmed. All that is known now about the aftermath of the Natasha Richardson ski accident is that she is now in New York, with her famous family members by her side.
Reports are now out that Natasha Richardson has been taken to Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Richardson had her ski accident in Quebec, and was then transferred to Montreal after her injury got severe. Now, she is in New York as her family arrives to keep vigil.
Richardson is not only the wife of Liam Neeson, but the daughter of Vanessa Redgrave, sister of Joely Richardson, niece of Colin Redgrave, and daughter of late director Tony Richardson.
After Richardson was reported to be in serious condition yesterday, rumors spread all throughout the Internet. Many reports alleged that she was already dead, while others reported her to be brain dead. Still others thought that Richardson had “Talk and Die” syndrome, where the victim is fine at first, before suffering rapid bleeding in the brain.
Richardson is still alive for now, however. Although the New York Post and Daily News report that she is brain dead, no one from the hospital or from her family has confirmed it.
For now, the official state of Natasha Richardson cannot be verified. But that will not stop the speculation online and in magazines.
As Richardson’s conditions inspires many theories, the truth about her actual skiing accident is finally coming out. Reports are coming in that Richardson suffered her ski accident at a ski trail for beginners in Quebec, but felt no trauma right after hitting her head. In fact, it was more than an hour later that Richardson began to come down.
Afterward, Richardson was taken to the hospital, where the panic and speculation of the last 24 hours kicked off. More is likely to come over the next few days, as Richardson fights for her life.
MTV- “Natasha Richardson Accident Details Emerge” www.mtv.com/movies/news/articles/1607160/story.jhtml
NY1- “Natasha Richardson’s Family Holds Vigil” www.ny1.com/Content/ny1_living/95779/natasha-richardson-s-family-holds-vigil-at-lenox-hill-hospital/Default.aspx
FOX News- “Doctor: Natasha Richardson May Have Suffered ‘Talk and Die’ Syndrome” www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,509586,00.html