Legendary talk show host Jerry Springer has passed away at the age of 79.
According to reports from local media outlets, the top host died peacefully at his residence in Chicago with his loved ones by his side.
The star had been battling cancer for months but that came to a tragic end today as the news was revealed to the public regarding his demise, causing grief across the board.
The news was confirmed by a spokesperson of the celeb who went on to detail how the star’s health started to worsen with time. Before his career in the world of television, the star was working as a leading name in the world of politics. For instance, in the year 1971, he was elected as Cincinnati’s leading council member. Soon after that, he became a leading name in the world of television and soon hit the screens in the year 1991.
One of his most famous shows had to do with guests being invited on board who started to fight and it was just the audience members aroused as there was plenty of drama staged in front of them.
The star is also famous for his quotes and what good he felt the world of television was destined to bring. For instance, he felt it was one medium that ended up providing the truth of the scenario in front of the world. This includes the good, the bad, the ugly.
But that does not mean he did not receive criticism in his lifetime for his talk show. People felt it was designed to bring down American social values and they did not find that to be acceptable.
So many tributes were seen flowing in for the star as many honored his contributions to the world of television.