Although there are many conflicting reports on the condition of Natasha Richardson, and no official statement from the immediate family, a family friend has spoken out and says the 45-year-old actor’s “heart is beating,” but that her chances of surviving are not good.
As Natasha Richardson remained in a New York hospital, her family and friends had all but given up hope that she’ll recover from a severe head injury.
“There is no chance,” a family friend told PEOPLE on Tuesday night. “It is a fact that her heart is beating but she is brain dead.”
Her dire condition