King, two nights in a row!”. He was a great friend of @TheMuppets and the world. He knew he was a figure of fun and never minded it, just went on with the job of being Larry King.— Michael McKean (@MJMcKean) January 23, 2021

RIP to radio/TV/digital news legend @kingsthings. He was so sweet & interested in our lil legal show. HE WAS THAT GOOD! #RIPLarryKing1) 25 years ago… He was an amazing interviewer and a mentor to so many of us. Rest In Peace @kingsthings— Charlie Puth (@charlieputh) January 23, 2021

Larry King was a Brooklyn boy who become a newsman who interviewed the newsmakers. May he Rest In Peace.— Dan Rather (@DanRather) January 23, 2021

Larry King was a giant of broadcasting and a master of the TV celebrity/statesman-woman interview.His name is synonymous with CNN and he was vital to the network’s ascent. Oh no!!! Thank you, Larry.— Kermit the Frog (@KermitTheFrog) January 23, 2021

The Larry King show was a glue that helped hold things together. Many shared notable video clips from his interviews. Farewell, my friend. “I wonder who’s on Larry King tonight?” didn’t have a Left or Right feel; the show was a smart, non-contentious family conversation we had each night. I was lucky enough to be interviewed by him and see his unique interview style first hand. While he was easily caricatured, I’ve never known anybody who made a bigger deal out of the slightest kindness afforded him. Sending love to his family & all of his many fans.— Reese Witherspoon (@ReeseW) January 23, 2021

Larry King was a radio and TV legend with an insatiable curiosity about people and a real sense of humor. King interviewed tens of thousands of notable and fascinating figures over the course of his career, and today, many of his past interview subjects, as well as friends and colleagues from his time hosting Larry King Live at CNN, tweeted their remembrances of and tributes to King. In the 1990s, Larry King Live even became the most important show in American politics. He conducted over 50,000 interviews that informed Americans in a clear and plain way. I tap his shoulder, like I’m some wannabe Fonzie, and say “Hey, Mr. was irreplaceable when he left CNN. May he Rest in Peace.— Christiane Amanpour (@camanpour) January 23, 2021

Larry was so so so so good to me.— Eric Andre (@ericandre) January 23, 2021

I enjoyed my 20+ interviews with Larry King over the years. He gave a direct line to the American people and worked hard to get the truth for them, with questions that were direct but fair.— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) January 23, 2021


Broadcasting Legend Larry King Is Dead at 87

Tags: Larry had NO IDEA who I was.— Josh Gad (@joshgad) January 23, 2021

It is with emotion and affection that I remember #LarryKing, king of the talk show and legendary face of @CNN, a remarkable individual, a great journalist and a good man who loved life deeply.Andrea— Andrea Bocelli (@AndreaBocelli) January 23, 2021

I’m saddened to hear of the passing of #LarryKing he was the real deal and it didn’t matter where you came from, who you were or the colour of your skin, he welcomed everyone with open arms. He was the man! Celine xx…— Celine Dion (@celinedion) January 23, 2021

RIP Larry King 😔 One of my favorite interviews of my humble career and one of the sweetest guys i ever worked with. I loved the easy breezy format of his CNN show, and his amazing voice.— Andy Cohen (@Andy) January 23, 2021

R.I.P. His radio show made a great opening for Lost In America. He was 87. He helped put CNN on the map by making news through the art of dialogue.. Rest easy Larry.— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) January 23, 2021

RIP to the legend Larry King.— Craig Ferguson (@CraigyFerg) January 23, 2021

RIP Larry King!!!! My Dad always asked me “Did you see who Larry King talked to last night?” Would’ve blown his mind to know that, one day, it would be his son.— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) January 23, 2021

Broadcasting legend and longtime CNN host Larry King has passed away. #RIPLarryKing— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) January 23, 2021

Was lucky to be on Larry King. Thanks for the chats and for the suspenders.— Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) January 23, 2021

R.i.P To the legend Larry King God bless him. I always wanted to be a guest on his show and was disappointed that the timing never worked out. Media can use more people like Larry. He helped me so much in my career. #RIPLarryKing— Billy Ray Cyrus (@billyraycyrus) January 23, 2021

💔 Legendary Larry – RIP LARRY KING— See You When I am Famous!!!!!!!!!!!! I admired and loved his personality, style and his work as a journalist and interviewer. Always well prepared, asked intelligent questions, & always made the— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) January 23, 2021

RIP Larry King. EVERYONE wanted to be on Larry King Live. Thanks for that. Larry King. VERY NEXT NIGHT, I see Larry at dinner.— Wolf Blitzer (@wolfblitzer) January 23, 2021

It was an honor to have met you. #RIPLarry— AKON (@Akon) January 23, 2021

Rest In Peace Larry King, Rest In Peace…— Laura Jane Grace (@LauraJaneGrace) January 23, 2021

I was a huge fan of Larry King. I was always honored to go on his show just to hear his stories, so they started letting me interview him for the last segment each time. RIP Larry King…what a Titan you were! You are no longer in pain.— Steve Kornacki (@SteveKornacki) January 23, 2021

Larry King was my @CNN colleague and good friend. He was a real mensch.— Perez (@ThePerezHilton) January 23, 2021

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. One of our true icons. #LarryKing worked hard and loved broadcasting, so much that he continued to do so after he left #CNN and up until his death. Here is some of the celebrity outpouring for the late broadcaster. A masterful interviewer and storyteller. I had the honor of being interviewed by him numerous times over the years, but this appearance in 2009 was the most meaningful. He was a deeply thoughtful, intelligent, kind man…— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) January 23, 2021

Am heartbroken to learn of the passing of my friend and a true legend #LarryKing. What an incredible man and legacy. He could get anyone talking, from Hollywood stars to the guy on the corner.— Bill Clinton (@BillClinton) January 23, 2021

So sad to hear the news about Larry King today. (@SuperDuperKyle) January 23, 2021

I’ve known Larry King since I arrived in LA 42 years ago. You could call in at 1 in the morning and just riff for hours. #LarryKing— David Hasselhoff (@DavidHasselhoff) January 23, 2021

Larry King was a friend through thick and thin. Was on it several times and he was great. RIP. May He Rest In Peace and May His Memory Be A Blessing. 🙏🏿🕊— 50cent (@50cent) January 23, 2021

Sad to hear about the passing of Larry King. “Larry King, broadcast pioneer and legendary talk show host, dies at 87 – Fox News— Greta Van Susteren (@greta) January 23, 2021

My friend Larry King has died.It is literally true that thousands of us can make that sad statement this morning. TV broadcasting legend Larry King has passed away. It was an honor to watch you do your thing, both on @CNN and in person. This brings an end to a storied, decades-long career in radio and television broadcasting, made notable for his frank interview style. #RIP— Wendy Williams (@WendyWilliams) January 23, 2021

We have lost an iconic legend today, his ex wife Shawn was the very first guest star on Knight Rider. Larry
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Early in the morning on January 23, Larry King died at the age of 87 in Los Angeles. He will be missed by so many CNN employees past and present. 1/2— Pee-wee Herman (@peeweeherman) January 23, 2021

Sad news this morning. He had a great sense of humor and a genuine interest in people. I was grateful when he asked me to celebrate his 500th episode milestone with him as he was a nightly presence in my life growing up. My sincerest condolences to his family & friends. My Deepest Condolences to his loving family. Grew up with him on my television. Larry King Live changed CNN in the 80s blending entertainment with news & I loved being on the show.Larry was one of the best interviewers on TV. He was a singular voice and will be sorely missed. What an honor to fill the suspenders of such an icon! I loved his all night radio show in the 80’s. RIP— Marianne Williamson (@marwilliamson) January 23, 2021

This remains one of my favourite memories from the old late night show. You will be missed… New York sends condolences to his family and many friends.— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) January 23, 2021

Because of Larry King, I got the opportunity to guest host his show Larry King Live. Rest well💔💛🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿— Viola Davis (@violadavis) January 23, 2021

I’m sad to learn about Larry King’s passing.He was such a kind gentleman, and he made all of us feel as though we were speaking with a lifelong friend.There will never be anyone like him, and he will be missed by many. We will miss you. #RIPLarryKing— Breckin Meyer (@breckinmeyer) January 23, 2021

Rest in power, you legend! He loved what he did and all of us loved him. He set a high bar.