Larry King Hospitalized With COVID-19 (Report)

Larry King has tested positive for COVID-19 and is receiving treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a source close to the King family told ABC News.

“Larry has fought so many health issues in the last few years and he is fighting this one hard too, he’s a champ,” the source told ABC News.

King’s representatives did not immediately respond to Variety‘s request for comment.

In 2017, he 87-year-old television host revealed that he had received treatment for lung cancer. He also suffered a stroke and underwent an angioplasty in 2019. In 1987, King had a major heart attack.

In 2020, King lost two children – his son, Andy, died of a heart attack in July, and his daughter, Chaia, died of lung cancer in August.

King rose to fame in the 1970s with his radio program, “The Larry King Show.” From 1985 to 2010, King was the host of “Larry King Live” on CNN.

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