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.’
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…