Larry King dead: Sons ‘heartbroken’ by news of TV veteran’s death

Larry King’s sons have spoken out following the news of the TV host’s death (Picture: Getty/EPA)

Larry King’s sons are ‘heartbroken’ following the death of their father aged 87.

The veteran US talk show host died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles, shortly after it was reported that he had contracted coronavirus.

A statement from Larry King Jr, Chance King and Cannon King, which was shared on their father’s Facebook page, said: ‘We are heartbroken over our father’s death, and together with our extended family mourn his passing.

‘The world knew Larry King as a great broadcaster and interviewer, but to us he was “dad”.

‘He was the man who lovingly obsessed over our daily schedules and our well-being, and who took such immense pride in our accomplishments — large, small, or imagined.

‘And, through it all, we knew without a doubt in the world that he loved us more than life itself.’

Cannon (l) with his dad and brothers Chance Larry King Jr (Picture: Getety)

The statement continued: ‘He was an amazing father, and he was fiercely loyal to those lucky enough to call him a friend. We will miss him every single day of our…

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