The iconic talk show host, Larry King has passed away at the tender age of 87. According to reports, the host was hospitalized back in December with CoVID-19.
Saturday morning his son, Chance confirmed his father’s death through a statement on Facebook. Sources say he died alongside family at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Many know the notorious host as the face of CNN. King hosted “Larry King Live” on CNN for over 25 years taping over 6,000 episodes. He will be remembered for his iconic interviews with various presidents, professional athletes, movie stars, murders, and more.
Although King had numerous heal problems over the years, he was recently diagnosed with lung cancer in 2017. He also underwent surgery to treat it and successfully beat it. In 2019, he also went under to address angina. In 2020, he suffered a heart attack when his two adult children died within weeks of each other.
Unfortunately, he was not the first celebrity to be diagnosed with COVID. As few may recall, Dave Chappelle, Dr. Dre, Shemar Moore, Sharon Osborne, Ashanti, Ellen DeGeneres, Khloe Kardashian, Vanessa Williams, Trey Songz, Cam Newton, Kanye West, Tiffany Haddish, Robert Pattinson and more.
Since his passing, multiple celebrities have come out to give their condolences. Some sharing their love and kind words on social media.
The TV host will be survived by his three sons. Rest in peace, Larry King. If you could give your final good-byes to the host, what would you say?