Legendary TV Host, Jerry Springer Dies at 79
One of the legendary TV hosts Jerry Springer has been confirmed dead today, according to a statement shared by his family. The legend died at the age of 79.
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.'"
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