Report: 'The Fighter's' Real-Life Mother Put on Life Support
8:55 PM PST 1/12/2011 by Kimberly Nordyke
Micky Ward rushed to Boston from promoting the film Wednesday after his mother, portrayed onscreen by Melissa Leo, went into cardiac arrest.
Alice Ward, the mother of The Fighter subject Micky Ward, was put on life support Wednesday after she suffered cardiac arrest and stopped breathing for more than half an hour, the Boston Globe reported.
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