Legendary American TV host, Larry King has passed away at the age of 87. The death of Larry was announced on Twitter by his company Ora Media. According to the company’s statement, the host passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles (LA). There isn’t any official statement about the cause of his death, but several media outlets reported that he died due to COVID-19 complications. Larry’s son Chance has also confirmed the news of his death. The host was also battling several health complications.Image Credit: WANE 15
Larry King has been serving as a broadcaster for more than 60 years, across different mediums from television, radio to digital media. His unique broadcasting talent and thousands of interviews are a testament that he stands out from the rest. At the end of 2020 in December, the host was hospitalized to Cedars-Sinai, according to a close family source. In 2017, the star was diagnosed with lung cancer and had undergone surgery to treat it. For addressing angina, Larry underwent a procedure as well. In 2020, Larry King also suffered a personal loss, as his Andy King and daughter Chaia King within weeks of each other. The former passed away due to a heart attack, while the latter died due to lung cancer. Now, King is survived with three sons. Larry’s colleagues and friends have taken social media to express their grief and sorrow about his demise.
Larry King Passes Away at the Age of 87. America’s most celebrated television host is no longer with us. The reasons behind his death haven’t been disclosed by the family or close sources. However, he was suffering from several health complications. The president of CNN, Jeff Zucker, has said that we mourn our colleague Larry King’s passing. Besides that, Larry has also suffered several heart attacks. In 1987, King underwent quintuple bypass surgery, which motivated him to establish the Larry King Cardiac Foundation to assist those without insurance.