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Liza Minnelli leaves the eatery over concerns about being wheelchair bound

Liza Minnelli shocked fans by leaving a Hollywood eatery on Thursday night after concerns she was wheelchair bound.

The actress smiled and chatted with the photographer after a late dinner at fine dining Craig’s as two men in her entourage helped her walk to the car.

The 76-year-old icon was recently seen only in a wheelchair, sitting in a chair on the Oscars stage with Lady Gaga earlier this year.

But there were few signs of illness when the star greeted DailyMail.com in a bright red top and velvet black pants on Thursday.

‘Hi guys! ‘ she said gleefully, and when asked if she had a new song coming out, she replied without missing a beat.

Liza Minnelli, 76, was seen leaving dinner at Craig's in LA on Thursday.

Liza Minnelli, 76, was seen leaving dinner at Craig’s in LA on Thursday.

The actress ditched her wheelchair and walked with the help of two men.

The actress ditched her wheelchair and walked with the help of two men.

She was diagnosed with viral encephalitis in 2000. Viral encephalitis can cause weakness and movement problems in parts of the body.

She was diagnosed with viral encephalitis in 2000. Viral encephalitis can cause weakness and movement problems in parts of the body.

She was diagnosed with viral encephalitis in 2000. Viral encephalitis can cause weakness and movement problems in parts of the body.

The 76-year-old icon was recently seen only in a wheelchair, sitting in a chair on the Oscars stage with Lady Gaga earlier this year.

The 76-year-old icon was recently seen only in a wheelchair, sitting in a chair on the Oscars stage with Lady Gaga earlier this year.

Minnelli smiled and chatted with the photographers as she strutted into the car.

Minnelli smiled and chatted with the photographers as she strutted into the car.

When asked if he would release a new song, he answered without omitting a single word,

When asked if he would release a new song, he answered without omitting a single word, “I’ve been releasing new songs ever since I was born!”

Liza was asked if she’s heard the new song “Hold Me Closer” by Britney Spears and Elton John. And she got to ask her friends about it.

“I love Britney,” Liza said.

The legendary singer was diagnosed with viral encephalitis in 2000. Viral encephalitis can cause weakness or loss of movement in parts of the body, difficulty speaking, confusion or disorientation, seizures, and loss of consciousness.

In a 2004 interview with NBC’s Dateline, Liza said:

However, she seemed to be doing well in the years that followed, returning to Broadway with a concert at New York City’s The Palace titled Liza’s at the Palace Theater.

But it was Liza’s appearance in a wheelchair at this year’s Academy Awards that caused concern among her fans.

During the presentation, Liza sometimes struggled to read the lines, but Lady Gaga helped.

“I got you,” she said kindly to the stage and screen veteran, to which Liza replied, “I know.”

Viewers at home applauded Gaga’s kindness on social media.

In July, DailyMail.com found Liza in a wheelchair.She was seen with two friends helping the actress get into a black SUV

In July, DailyMail.com found Liza in a wheelchair.She was seen with two friends helping the actress get into a black SUV

The legendary singer was diagnosed with viral encephalitis in 2000 and has been in a wheelchair since 2003 with her husband David Gest.

The legendary singer was diagnosed with viral encephalitis in 2000 and has been in a wheelchair since 2003 with her husband David Gest.

It was Liza's appearance in a wheelchair at this year's Academy Awards that caused concern among her fans

It was Liza’s appearance in a wheelchair at this year’s Academy Awards that caused concern among her fans

And in July, DailyMail.com found Liza escorted in a wheelchair.

Two friends were seen helping the actress get into a black SUV.

At the time, it was the first time Liza had been seen in public since appearing on the Oscar stage.

Liza’s close friend, musician Michael Feinstein, claimed that Liza was meant to be on stage sitting in the director’s chair, but was “forced” to sit in a wheelchair instead, saying that she panicked and “confused”.

Liza may not have turned out the way she hoped, but the audience was clearly thrilled to see the actress and gave her a standing ovation when she appeared on stage with Lady Gaga. I was.

‘Can you see that? The public, they love you,” the poker-faced singer said as he got the card ready for the winner.

It's been 50 years since her 1972 classic Cabaret was released.This performance earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress

It’s been 50 years since her 1972 classic Cabaret was released.This performance earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress

Liza’s former agent, Scott Gollenstein, said he was approached by an Oscar official who wanted to bring the legend to the show in honor of the cabaret’s 50th anniversary.

“I wanted to remind people of who she is,” Gollenstein said in her final acting credits in 2013’s Arrested Development, about a client of his who has kept a low profile in recent years. Told.

“Liza is living her best life without having to be in front of the camera,” Gollenstein said. Over the past few years she has been able to relax and enjoy another phase of her life.

He continued: Quiet life out the window! Liza is a legend and she deserves an Academy Award so I put it in front of her people and encouraged her to do it and I said it would be a historic occasion .

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