Gabor Returns Home to Spend Final Days

Gabor Returns Home to Spend Final Days

The legend of Hollywood Zsa Zsa Gabor has returned home Monday to spend her final days with relatives.

A priest was called to the hospital Sunday morning to administer the last rites, publicist John Blanchette said. The 93-year-old requested to see a priest and he administered her last rites after 10 a.m. Sunday.

Gabor was anxious to leave the hospital, said her daughter Francesca Hilton, who is happy to see her mother at home.

Still being at the hospital, Zsa Zsa and her husband Frederic Prinz von Anhalt had time to celebrate their 24th anniversary on Saturday.

The Hungarian-American actress, had broken her hip July 17, after had hip replacement surgery.

She underwent surgery at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Saturday to get multiple blood clots removed from her upper body. One of the clots was very close to her heart.

Doctors also wanted to perform surgery on Gabor’s liver that would give her a 50% chance of survival.

The former beauty queen was born Sari Gabor on Feb. 6, 1917, in Budapest, Hungary. She was discovered by opera tenor Richard Tauber during a trip to Vienna in 1936 and was invited to perform in “Der Singende Traum,” or “The Singing Dream.” She arrived in the United States about 1941.

By the early 1950s, she was appearing in films, including John Huston’s version of “Moulin Rouge” and Orson Welles’ “Touch of Evil.” She also made appearances in numerous television programs.

In 2002, she was partly paralyzed in a car wreck in which her hairdresser was driving, and in 2005 she suffered a stroke. She has married nine times.

Gabor is the last of the three glamorous Gabor sisters, all of whom had careers in show business.

Magda, the eldest, died in 1997 at age 82. Eva, who starred in the 1960s CBS sitcom “Green Acres,” died in 1995 at age 76.

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