Television legend Larry King experienced a health scare this past Thursday and underwent a heart procedure. The 85-year-old King was set to have a scheduled angioplasty Thursday when he began experiencing “angina and went to the hospital early to be examined.”
According to Ora TV, the network part-owned by King and home to his to show Polticking, the TV newser is OK and “his doctors expect him to make a full recovery.”
The network released the following statement in the 3 p.m. ET hour:
Ora TV statement on recent reports about Larry King’s health: pic.twitter.com/kmyALOGNiN
— Larry King (@kingsthings) April 29, 2019
King is best known to the masses for spending 25 years at CNN as host of Larry King Live, the network’s top-rated show which ran from 1985-2010.
He celebrates 62 years in media this July.
Below, King speaking to us about his “First Big Break.”