Legendary TV host Jerry Springer is dead, aged 79
Jerry Springer died Thursday at his home, his family said in a statement shared with Insider.
The legendary and controversial TV host was 79 years old.
“His loss hurts immensely, but memories of his intellect, heart and humor will live on,” the family said.
Legendary TV host Jerry Springer has died, according to a statement shared with Insider.
He was 79 years old.
According to the statement, Springer died peacefully in his home in suburban Chicago Thursday.
“Jerry’s ability to connect with people was at the heart of his success in everything he tried whether that was politics, broadcasting or just joking with people on the street who wanted a photo or a word,” Jene Galvin, a spokesman for Springer’s family said, according to the statement.
“He’s irreplaceable and his loss hurts immensely, but memories of his intellect, heart and humor will live on.”
His family asked that “in lieu of flowers you consider following his spirit and make a donation or commit to an act of kindness to someone in need or a worthy advocacy organization.”
The statement continued: “As he always said, ‘Take care of yourself, and each other.'”