to be called to the set of her talk show Monday after the comedienne
experienced scary chest pains for two days in a row.
when the pain continued into the next day she called emergency
Tuesday, she said: “What happened was last night I was having chest
pains. So this morning the paramedics came to look at me. First of all,
I’m fine … I woke up in the middle of the night. I was feeling like a
tightness of my chest and all the scary things … like something was
heavy on my chest and it was a cat so I moved it. I still felt the
tightness and heaviness so there was another cat under that cat. There
were two cats on my chest.
the pains. So I was like, ‘You know, I should check this out. It’s
better to be safe than sorry. Who doesn’t want to see a fireman
occasionally? We called the paramedics here on the Warner Bros. lot and
about 50 trucks
and ambulances, like one marching band short of a parade showed up
outside of my office. Then they come in with an axe. Break the door
down. It was open. I don’t know why they did that. They came in, they
asked me all the questions, ‘How are you feeling? When did it start?
Family history? … All the questions that they would ask but everything
true. But I want to say thank you to all the paramedics and the nurses
who showed up and everybody for caring so much … I appreciate it.”