Former CNN host Larry King died at the age of 87 on Saturday morning in Los Angeles.
The famous journalist contracted COVID-19 last December and hospitalized.
Larry King is one of the most influential figures in the history of American television, known for his rolled up shirt sleeves, multicolored ties, suspenders and large glasses.
He presented for 25 years the show Larry King Live. He has interviewed all US presidents since 1974 and leaders such as Palestinian Yasser Arafat or Russian Vladimir Putin, as well as stars like Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando or Barbra Streisand.
Larry King left CNN in 2010. He then continued interviews, aired on his site, and launched the show in 2012. Larry king now on Ora TV, an on-demand internet channel he co-founded. In 2013, he started hosting the show Politicking with Larry King.
– With Agence France-Presse