Tributes pour in for legendary talk show host Larry King

From Madonna to Bette Midler, Hollywood paid their respects to the late TV and radio host who conducted tens of thousands of interviews over his long career.
3:30 | 01/25/21

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Transcript for Tributes pour in for legendary talk show host Larry King
T.J., thank you. Now, we'll remember Larry king the legendary talk show host conducted some 50,000 interviews. Tributes are pouring in from all over the world. Chris Connelly is live in los Angeles. Good morning, Chris. Reporter: We loved him out here. Larry king relied on short questions and his lifetime curiosity for interviews 37 he once said he like guests with passion, a sense of humor or a chip on their shoulder and in his remarkable career, he sure found a lot of them. How do you deal -- are you with men more or women with more? Reporter: If you made music, or movies. I'm going to do something creative in order to help the speed up the liberation of my people. Reporter: Made people laugh. Mispiggy -- Don't flirt with the host. She's very pretty. Have you ever commented on guilt or innocence? My opinion is I think O.J. Is guilty. Reporter: Talked live to Larry king, especially during his 25 years in primetime on CNN's Larry king live. I have seen evil and good. I've seen bad things and nice things. Reporter: Those who sat across from him on the air, paid homage to king after his death on Saturday at the age of 87. Madonna, so sorry to hear of your passing. Viola Davis, rest in peace, Larry king. What a titan you were. Bette midler, a great interviewer and a great listener and they're not the same thing. King could make news on occasion when Ross Perot all but not announced his candidacy for presidency on his show. And when Simpson called in after his acquittal. Then as always, king was unafraid to ask the simplest of questions. King liked to keep his conversations spontaneous, sparking plenty ofem morable exchanges. Got a dat with an angel You're off-key. Reporter: His personal life could get tumults you at times and his marriages, eight of them, seven divorces, enough to put this one-time usa today columnist in the gossip columns his three surviving children calling him an amazing father. I wanted to be a broadcaster since I could remember, when I was 5 years old. Reporter: Through his career in broadcasting, king never got tired of listening to other My end lesser ch for to learn more, never left me and that has kept me going. I'm curious. He'll long be remembered as a broadcasting legend. Guys. He certainly will. I also enjoyed his column in the usa today. I like ice cream, just a random

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