Piers Morgan, Wendy Williams, Andy Cohen, 50 Cent and Craig Ferguson have joined other celebrities to pay tributes to Larry King, an ace American broadcaster, who passed away at 87.

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The talk show legend breathed his last on Saturday while receiving treatment for COVID-19 at a Loss Angeles hospital.

Several celebrities have taken to their social media pages to react as the news of his death continues to spread.

In a post on his Twitter page, Morgan described the deceased as “a brilliant broadcaster and masterful TV interviewer.”

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He also reflected on the face-off between the two, revealing that King was his “hero” until they fell apart after he replaced him at CNN.

“Larry King was a hero of mine until we fell out after I replaced him at CNN & he said my show was ‘like watching your mother-in-law go over a cliff in your new Bentley. (He married 8 times so a mother-in-law expert). But he was a brilliant broadcaster & masterful TV interviewer,” he wrote.

Also reacting, Williams, an American broadcaster, expressed her sadness over King’s demise in a terse post.

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“Sad news this morning. TV broadcasting legend Larry King has passed away. He was 87. #RIP,” she wrote.

On his part, Cohen wrote:: “RIP Larry King!!!! I loved the easy breezy format of his CNN show, and his amazing voice.”

In the same vein, Kayla Braxton, an American sports broadcaster, wrote: “A true legend gone. RIP #LarryKing.”

Below are tributes from some celebrities:

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