MOVIE stars, TV hosts and even Vladimir Putin have paid tribute to broadcasting legend Larry King after his death at the age of 87. King died at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after testing positive for coronavirus, his company announced this morning. The talk show host was hospitalized with the virus at the beginning of January, with his estranged wife, Shawn, and two sons, Chance and Cannon, unable to visit him due to restrictions. Tributes have poured in for the legendary television and radio host from journalists, actors and politicians across the world. Russian President Vladimir Putin has even offered his condolences and praised the icon’s “unquestioned journalistic authority”. “King repeatedly interviewed Putin. The president has always appreciated his great professionalism and unquestioned journalistic authority,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying by state RIA Novosti news agency.New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wrote: “Larry King was a Brooklyn boy who become a newsman who interviewed the newsmakers. “He conducted over 50,000 interviews that informed Americans in a clear and plain way. New York sends condolences to his family and many friends.” Larry King was a Brooklyn boy who become a newsman who interviewed the newsmakers. He conducted… Read full this story
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