Larry King’s estranged wife, Shawn Southwick King has revealed that the TV icon didn’t die from coronavirus.
According to Shawn Southwick King, Larry King died from an infection after recovering from the deadly coronavirus.
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, his widow revealed his cause of death, saying: “It was an infection, it was sepsis. Well, he was finally ready to go, I will tell you that.
“You know, he never wanted to go but his sweet little body was just, it had just been hit so many times with so many things and once we heard the word Covid, all of our hearts just sank.”
She continued: “But he beat it, you know, he beat it, but it did take its toll and then the unrelated infection finally is what took him, but boy, he was not gonna go down easily.”
“We were able to do FaceTime in the hospital and it was hard for him to talk, but the one message that he wanted to make sure I heard was, ‘I love you, take care of the boys’.”
Shawn was King’s seventh wife and they were in the midst of a divorce at the time of his death.