Updated Jan 2, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Reports: Larry King hospitalized with coronavirus

Honoree Larry King attends the 5th Annual The Soiree During GRAMMY Weekend held at The Roxy Theatre on February 9, 2019 in West Hollywood, California.

Larry King, 2019. Photo: Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images

TV great Larry King has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Los Angeles, per multiple reports.

Details: The 87-year-old talk show host, who has Type 2 diabetes, has been treated at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center for over a week, CNN reports.

  • "Larry has fought so many health issues in the last few years and he is fighting this one hard too, he's a champ," a source close to the family told ABC News.

The big picture: King has won multiple awards over a career spanning 6o years, 25 of which he hosted CNN's "Larry King Live."

Editor's note: This article has been updated with new details throughout.

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