Larry King: Legendary CNN Talk Show Host Dead at 87!
We just got word that Larry King, longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. Read on…
CelebnHealth247.com and CelebnMusic247.com sadly report that Larry King, 87, passed away this morning at age 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Larry King had become an icon for the past 25 years thanks to his in-depth interviews with presidential candidates, celebrities, athletes, movie stars, and everyday people.
King retired in 2010 after taping more than 6,000 episodes of the show.
A statement was posted on his verified Facebook account announcing his passing. His son, Chance, confirmed King’s death Saturday morning.
The statement read:
With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host, and friend Larry King, who passed away this morning at age 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
For 63 years and across the platforms of radio, television, and digital media, Larry’s many thousands of interviews, awards, and global acclaim stand as a testament to his unique and lasting talent as a broadcaster.
Note: The statement did not give a cause of death.
Larry King Health History:
Back in December, King had been hospitalized with Covid-19 at Cedars-Sinai, a source close to the family said at the time.
Mr. King had battled a number of health problems over the years, suffering several heart attacks.
In 1987, he underwent quintuple bypass surgery, inspiring him to establish the Larry King Cardiac Foundation to provide assistance to those without insurance.
He will always be remembered. RIP Larry King.