The broadcasting world has lost a legend: celebrity television personality Larry King died on Saturday, January 23rd at the age of 87.

Long-time host of the popular CNN talk show Larry King Live died after battling the coronavirus for weeks. He is survived by an estranged seventh woman Shawn Southwick King61, their sons Chance king, 21 and Cannon King, 20, and his son from a previous marriage, Larry King Jr., 59. Larry is preceded in death by his adopted son Andy King, 65, and daughter Chaia king, 51, who died of each other within a few weeks last summer.

Larry began his radio career in 1957 as a radio host in Miami. He later switched to television and Larry King Live made his CNN debut in 1985 and ended in 2010. The popular show included interviews with top celebrities as well as leading figures in the world.

Stars like the Oscar winner Viola Davis and other talk show hosts Andy Cohen, Wendy Williams and Craig Ferguson posted tributes to Larry after the news of his death.