Jerry Springer, legendary host of ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ dies at the age of 79, according to a statement from his family. As per the statement of his family spokesperson, Springer died peacefully at his home on Thursday in Suburban Chicago due to pancreatic cancer.
Did Jerry Springer Die of Pancreatic Cancer?
According to one of his family members, Jerry Springer died because of pancreatic cancer, which is the deadliest form of cancer. One of his closest friends, Jane Galvin said that Jerry was brilliant in connecting with people. His friend is in grief because he lost his best friend.
Pancreatic cancer records for about 3% of all cancers in the US and about 7% of all cancer deaths, according to the American Society of Cancer Reports. Jene Galvin described him as “irreplaceable”.
With its tumultuous conflict, profanity, and infidelity disclosures over the course of nearly 5,000 episodes, Springer’s chat show became a symbol of low-brow television. Piers Morgan, a broadcaster described him as a TV icon, warm, intelligent, and funny man. He added that he loved working with Springer on America’s Got Talent. They lived in the same hotel for 2 years.
About Jerry Springer
He was born in 1944 in the London Underground Station of Highgate during World War Two. His parents were in the station sheltering from a German bombing raid at that time and they were Jewish refugees from a region of Germany and now it is part of Poland. When Springer was 4 years old, he moved to Queens, New York with his parents and older sister. He started his professional life by working in politics. He completed his study in political science and law at university.