Dame Elizabeth Taylor in LA hospital

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Actress Elizabeth Taylor has been admitted to a Los Angeles hospital to help her treat symptoms from congestive heart failure.

A spokeswoman for the 78-year-old star said the double Oscar winner had been admitted to Cedars Sinai hospital for an ongoing condition.

The spokeswoman, Sally Morrison, said, “Elizabeth Taylor was hospitalized earlier this week … suffering from symptoms caused by congestive heart failure, an ongoing condition. This issue is being addressed… She is currently being kept in the hospital for monitoring,”

Taylor, who has been married a whopping 8 times has a history of medical problems, underwent heart surgery in 2009 to replace a leaky valve.

The statement continued, “Her family and close friends are appreciative of the warm support and interest of her loyal fans but have asked that people respect her privacy and allow her medical team the time and space to focus on restoring her back to health,”

The star won Oscars for her performances in Butterfield 8 in 1960 and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf in 1966.

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