Legendary talk show host Larry King died moments ago at the age of 87 at a hospital in Los Angeles.
The shocking news comes just 3 weeks after he was transferred from the ICU as he battled the deadly coronavirus. Known by many as the television and radio host extraordinaire, the news brought so many people to a complete standstill. The star presenter charmed viewers with his wonderful persona and charismatic aura.
Meanwhile, inside sources revealed how his production company, Ora Media, just confirmed his death, releasing a shocking statement via social media on Saturday.
While the company failed to mention the exact cause of death, the news comes weeks after the presenter tested positive for COVID-19. Also, sources revealed how complications from the virus forced him to be hospitalized. Although he was reportedly taken out from the intensive care unit on the 4th of January, he continued to stay at the hospital, remaining under observation.
Throughout his lifetime, Larry King conducted over 50,000 high-profile interviews with influential leaders, presidents, sports stars, as well as Hollywood royalty. And that was during his mega 64-year long career while being one of the most notable televisions and radio hosts.
Starting off his career at the age of 22 in 1957, he began working as a disc jockey in Florida, without any experience or college education. However, he shocked viewers with his great command, skill, and confidence. During his lifetime, King went through 8 marriages with 7 different women.
Only recently, Larry King mourned the loss of his two adult children in August 2020. They died from different illnesses, within just one week from each other. Clearly, the tragedy left the star host stunned and shocked beyond belief as sources mentioned he struggled to cope with the grief.
Today, Larry King is remembered for his celebrated personality, witty humor, and determination to beat all the odds against him. RIP.