Natasha Richardson is BRAIN-DEAD!? (Updated with film clip)
No. No. Just No. This has got to be a mistake.
That report says: Natasha Richardson was reported to be "fine at first" after she hit her head in a skiing accident, but the 45-year-old actress' health began to deteriorate within an hour.
Now sources close to the Tony award-winning actress say she is brain dead and being flown back to New York, where she will be taken off life support.
Please understand, it's not that I know the woman. But I adore her work. And she (was) so young and vibrant and gorgeous and...
The worst part is, my favorite film of hers has never been released on DVD. So tonight I will not be able to watch The Favour, The Watch, and the Very Big Fish and weep.
UPDATED TO ADD THIS CLIP from the film.
Sorry it's initially in German. It's the only one I could find on the entire interweb. Fast Forward to 1:50, when Bob Hoskins' unwitting character, doing a favor for his voiceover artist Zalman, realizes exactly what kind of a film they're there to do voiceovers for. This is the scene in which he and Richardson first meet.