Elizabeth Taylor Says Heart Surgery Was Successful

“It’s like having a brand new ticker,” she tells fans on Twitter.

Last Updated: October 9, 2009 @ 1:54 AM

Actress Elizabeth Taylor said Thursday that her heart surgery went off "perfectly," saying that "it’s like having a brand new ticker."

Taylor, 77, made the announcement on her Twitter page, which has replaced her publicist as her primary form of communication.

Read more at Reuters.