Larry King: Heart Attack in 1987
Larry King had a heart attack and quintuple bypass surgery in 1987 when he was age 53. The surgery is designed to prevent future heart attacks. Larry has a history of heart disease in his family; his father died of the disorder when Larry was only age 9, reports About.com.
A Robust Life Continues for Larry King
The heart attack and surgery have not slowed Larry down. Since then he has a new wife and two children. According to Radar Online he has also had “nearly a decade long affair with his wife’s sister.” It seems the whole staff that worked with Larry at CNN knew about the ongoing affair. “She flew with him to New York on the private jet at least on one occasion.”
Marriage of 11 Years to End in Divorce
Larry and his wife Shawn will end their 11 year marriage. They have split and he is now residing at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Today reports that this is the only marriage of King’s that lasted for more than 10 years.
Shawn’s sister denies the rumors that she had an affair with King. Time will tell if that is the truth or not. And as time passes it will become clear if the rumors that Shawn had an alleged affair with her son’s baseball coach are true too.
Larry King wants joint custody of his two sons with Shawn. She on the other hand, would like sole custody of their two sons.
Dating Larry King?
This situation is very mysterious. First of all why would any woman want to date and marry Larry King? Prior to his current marriage he had had 7 prior divorces. Even more mysterious is why someone would want to have an alleged affair with Larry King. And it becomes even more gruesome to think about how someone would want to have an affair with her sister’s husband? Eww, talk about sibling rivalry.
Larry King is 76
So what’s next for Larry? Is a future new bride on the horizon? Will his alleged affair lead him to marry again? Ick, let’s hope not. His kids need to try to have some normalcy. The media circus that will surround the divorce will be enough chaos for them to handle.
Larry King Created Non-Profit to Help Heart Patients without Insurance
Larry created the Larry King Cardiac Foundation to help patients without insurance who experience heart disease. The foundation has teamed up with much cardiac hospital to help patients get the heart treatments needed. It also works with cardiac equipment businesses to get donations of equipment needed by heart disease patients.
For more information about the Larry King Cardiac Foundation, go to: www.LKCF.org.