Larry King death: Tributes to ‘television legend’ after death aged 87

Homages have poured in for revered US talk program host Larry King after his death at the age of 87.

King was confessed to healthcare facility previously this month after contracting Covid-19, with his Twitter account announcing news of his death previously today (23 January).

” With profound unhappiness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host and good friend Larry King, who died today aged 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles,” checked out the declaration.

” For 63 years and across the platforms of radio, television and digital media, Larry’s many countless interviews, awards and global honor stand as a testimony to his special and long lasting skill as a broadcaster.”

Individuals are voicing their tributes to the recruiter on social networks.

On Twitter, speaker Piers Morgan wrote: “RIP Larry King, 87. A tv legend.”

He also explained King as a “fantastic broadcaster & skillful TV recruiter”.

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anchor Jim Acosta wrote: “Broadcasting legend and longtime host Larry King has died. He will be missed out on by numerous employees past and present. #RIPLarryKing.”

Former Cheers star Kirstie Street wrote: “RIP Larry King. among the only talk program hosts who let you talk. Legendary.”

” RIP Larry King !!!!” composed talk show host Andy Cohen. “I enjoyed the simple breezy format of his program, and his incredible voice.”

British radio host Simon Mayo composed: “Extremely unfortunate news. Icon.”

Christiane Amanpour,’s chief global anchor, wrote: “Larry King was a giant of broadcasting and a master of the TELEVISION celebrity/statesman-woman interview.

” His name is associated with and he was vital to the network’s climb. EVERYONE wanted to be on Larry King Live. May he Rest in Peace.”

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