Piers Morgan receives a backlash for his Larry King tribute
The world mourns the radio and television icon Larry King.
On social media, the star’s production company confirmed the heartbreaking news of his death on Saturday, January 23. “It is with deep sadness,” a message on Twitter, “that Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host and friend Larry King, who died this morning at the age of 87 in Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles.”
After the news, many celebrities expressed their grief over the death of the legendary host, including among them Andy Cohen, Craig Ferguson, Viola Davis and several others.
However, there was one tribute that didn’t really suit the people, and that was Piers MorganTribute. “RIP Larry King, 87,” tweeted the English broadcaster first. “A television legend.”
Shortly thereafter, he added, “Larry King was a hero of mine until we dropped out after I replaced him on CNN. He said my show was” like watching your mother-in-law drive over a cliff in your new Bentley. ” (He married 8 times, so a mother-in-law expert.) But he was a brilliant broadcaster and a masterful television interviewer. “