Her close friend Michael Jackson died of cardiac arrest this summer, but Elizabeth Taylor not only survived a recent heart ailment, but is doing just fine after surgery, according to the Hollywood legend’s Twitter page. "Dear Friends, My heart procedure went off perfectly. It's like having a brand new ticker. Thank you for your prayers and good wishes … I know they all helped. Love you, Elizabeth," the Oscar winner wrote. The 77-year-old underwent a laparoscopic operation to fix a leaky heart valve earlier this week.