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Entertainment Larry King dies age 87

15:35  24 january  2021
15:35  24 january  2021 Source:   covermg.com

Report: Talk show host Larry King in hospital with COVID-19

  Report: Talk show host Larry King in hospital with COVID-19 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former CNN talk show host Larry King has been hospitalized with COVID-19 for more than a week, the news channel reported Saturday. Citing an unidentified person close to the family, CNN said the 87-year-old King is undergoing treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Hospital protocols have kept King's family members from visiting him. The Peabody Award-winning broadcaster was among America's most prominentCiting an unidentified person close to the family, CNN said the 87-year-old King is undergoing treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Larry King , giant of US broadcasting who achieved worldwide fame for interviewing political leaders and celebrities, has died at the age of 87 . King conducted an estimated 50,000 interviews in his six-decade career, which included 25 years as host of the popular CNN talk show Larry King Live.

Television icon Larry King has died at the age of 87 . His production company Ora Media announced the news on Jan. 23, tweeting, "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 in Los

U.S. talk show host Larry King has died at the age of 87.

Larry King wearing glasses © Provided by Cover Media Larry King

The award-winning TV and radio host who became a household name with his long-running CNN show Larry King Live, died on Saturday at the age of 87, confirmed an announcement posted on his official Twitter account.

“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," it read.

The cause of death was not revealed, but King’s death comes weeks after it was revealed he was battling Covid-19.

Celebrities send prayers to Larry King as he battles COVID-19

  Celebrities send prayers to Larry King as he battles COVID-19 The 87-year-old legendary talk show host has been hospitalised for COVID-19 for over a week now.A source close to King's family confirmed to CNN that the talk show host was admitted to the hospital over a week ago. His sons could not be there for him even just to see him due to the health and safety protocols at the hospital.

Talk show host Larry King , 87 , known for his suspenders and his matter-of-fact style during interviews with everyone from surprise caller O.J. Simpson to every sitting president from Gerald Ford to Barack Obama — and Donald Trump many times before he took office — plus scores of celebrities, died

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Andy Kropa/Invision/AP. Larry King , the American broadcaster and cable news interviewer of celebrities and public figures, has died at the age of 87 . He had been hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai medical center in Los Angeles with symptoms of the coronavirus.

“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," the statement continued. "Additionally, while it was his name appearing in the shows’ titles, Larry always viewed his interview subjects as the true stars of his programs, and himself as merely an unbiased conduit between the guest and audience."

The broadcaster had battled numerous health problems over the years, including prostate cancer and type-two diabetes. In 1987, he suffered a heart attack that required quintuple-bypass surgery, and in 2017 he underwent surgery to remove a malignant tumour in his lung.

Last year, two of King’s five children – son Andy and daughter Chaia – died within weeks of each other.

King's broadcasting fame began in the 1970s, and his iconic Larry King Live on CNN show aired between 1985 and 2010.

Larry King's sons make statement following his death: 'He was an amazing father' .
Larry King’s sons have paid tribute to their “amazing father” following his passing, after the iconic TV star died at the age of 87 over the weekend.The iconic TV host passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Saturday (23.01.21) at the age of 87, after being treated for COVID-19 earlier this month.

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