- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her Supreme Court office on Wednesday night.
- She was taken to George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC, to for treatment.
- People on social media wished Ginsberg a quick recovery, and even offered up their own ribs to the Supreme Court justice.
People are offering their ribs to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after she fell and fractured three in her office on Wednesday night.
Ginsburg, 85, was taken to George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC, for treatment on Thursday morning as the court held a welcome ceremony for new Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
When news of her fractures broke, people on social media wished Ginsburg a quick recovery – and some even offered up their own ribs.
TAKE MY RIBS PLEASE https://t.co/qNqT2mxHr2
— robbie ☀️ (@rob_brom) November 8, 2018
take my ribs, RBG…take them all pic.twitter.com/YVeG0vtVGW
— Greg Rokisky ????️???????? (@GregRokisky) November 8, 2018
I VOLUNTEER AS TRIBUTE, TAKE MY RIBS INSTEAD https://t.co/3p929Q42xj
— rishi (he/him) (@rmagia) November 8, 2018
TAKE ALL OF MY RIBS AND MY ENTIRE SKELETAL SYSTEM RUTH https://t.co/3ZC5SbRmfB
— Lily Herman (@lkherman) November 8, 2018
I HAVE RIBS DO YOU NEED MY RIBS PLEASE TAKE ALL MY RIBS https://t.co/OZHvdDRQi6
— Patti Murin (@PattiMurin) November 8, 2018
Hey, Ruth Bader Ginsburg – I have 24 good and working ribs and I am 100% available to lend/give them all to you. I don't even need a ribcage – my heart is on my sleeves as it is. So I'll skip on down to DC and we can do a rib transfer, stat. #rbg
— Willow, Cast, and Me ???? (@CaneAndCanines) November 8, 2018
Others said Ginsberg needed to be “protected at all costs.”
— Ani @ TEAM CYBERPUNK (@princenaturaI) November 8, 2018
Seriously, universe. You better keep and protect RBG. https://t.co/rKeCfa035K
— J. Mijin Cha (@jmijincha) November 8, 2018
— raffa (@NtheDrk) November 8, 2018
How have we not infused RBG with head to toe adamantium yet? #protectRBG
— Josh Malamud (@JoshMalamud4) November 8, 2018
Send good vibes to the ultimate MVP.
We must protect RBG at all costs!!!! https://t.co/J1jL5ChoOK
— Kayla Jardine (@KaylaJardineV) November 8, 2018
This isn’t the first time Ginsburg has suffered medical problems.
She broke two ribs in a fall in 2012, has had two bouts of cancer, and in 2014 had a stent implanted to open a blocked artery, according to The Associated Press.
In 2009, she was hospitalized for a bad reaction to medicine.
Ginsburg still has no plans to retire and has hired clerks whose terms extend into 2020.