Giant of American broadcasting, Larry King breathed his last at 87

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

23rd Jan, 2021. 07:06 pm
Larry King passes away at 87

Giant TV host, Larry King has died at the age of 87 in Los Angeles, his company informed in a statement.

Larry King’s death was announced on his Twitter handle by his company. He passed away this morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles.

The statement reads, “With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host and friend Larry King, who passed away this morning aged 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.”

The cause of the death still not mentioned in the post, however, reports suggested that the host died after a battle with coronavirus.

According to US media, he received treatment owing to Coronavirus complications this month.

Moreover, the talk show host had faced several health problems in recent years, including heart attacks.

King rose to fame in the 1970s with his radio programme The Larry King Show. During his six-decade career, Larry King interviewed many famous political leaders, celebrities and sportspeople.

For over 20 years, he also wrote a column for the USA Today newspaper.

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