Broadcaster Larry King dies of COVID-19 at age 87

Broadcaster Larry King dies of COVID-19 at age 87

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American broadcaster and interviewer, Larry King, has died of COVID-19 according to an announcement on his official Twitter account.

King died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. His cause of death was Coronavirus.

He was aged 87 when he died of the virus. In the past, he has survived multiple cancers and contracted Coronavirus earlier this year.

During the most recent days he was considered recovering in ICU, later he got moved out as he started to breathe independently without a ventilator.

Growing up as a Brooklyn boy in New York City, he became a newsman interviewing newsmakers, conducting over 50,000 interviews.

Before making it into the world of fame; Kind lived a hard life and found himself within personal and professional troubles — declaring bankruptcy during the 1960s and again in 1978.

He had a habit of spending cash on flash clothes and fast cars, gambling and losing large sums to horse race betting.

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