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.


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.”


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.


“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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