Recovering Joel thanks fans for love & support

NEW YORK: Billy Joel's daughter has thanked fans for their support after she suffered an overdose and was hospitalised over the weekend (05Dec09).

Singer/songwriter Alexa Ray Joel reportedly called emergency services complaining of breathing difficulties after taking homeopathic medication Traumeel.

She was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City, where her mother, model Christie Brinkley, rushed to her bedside.

Joel is now said to be recovering at home with her father.

A statement from her publicist reads, "She is feeling much better. She is with her family and looking forward to getting back on track."

And Joel adds, "I want to thank everyone for their outpouring of love and support."

Fans bombarded her page with messages of support.

Joel has scrapped a planned holiday performance at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday (10Dec09) as she continues to recover from her scare.