The source said that King, 87, was hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles more than a week ago. According to the source, the three sons of the king were unable to visit him due to the protocols at the hospital.
King, who has type 2 diabetes, faced a series of medical problems over the years, including several heart attacks and a five-year bypass surgery in 1987. In 2017, King He revealed that he had lung cancer He successfully underwent surgery to treat him. he is too He underwent surgery in 2019 To treat angina pectoris.
His medical problems inspired him to start Larry King Heart Foundation, Which is a non-profit organization that aims to help those without health insurance pay the costs of medical care.
King has hosted CNN’s „Larry King Live“ for 25 years, interviewing presidential candidates, celebrities, athletes, movie stars and ordinary people. He retired in 2010 after recording more than 6,000 episodes of the show.
But he couldn’t stay away from the airwaves for long.
In 2012, he became host of „Larry King nowThree times a week, it was shown on Ora TV, a digital on-demand network he co-founded with Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim, according to Forbes.