Larry King, the celebrated television and radio host, has died at the age of 87, weeks after battling COVID-19.
King’s production company announced his death in a statement on Saturday.
‘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,’ the company said.
‘Ora Media sends our condolences to his surviving children Larry, Jr., Chance, Cannon and the entire King family.’
No cause of death was given, however, it comes three weeks after King was hospitalized with coronavirus.
Those who aren’t old enough to remember may not realize how important each night of LARRY KING was, how he had the top political players, Hollywood stars, and pop culture icons. Nightly for years.. And he took calls, too..
Larry King was an unlikely TV.. A MASSIVE ego and a huge amount of talent and intelligence..
End of an era with his death..