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Whew; AN ERA! Cousins, it is with a sincerely heavy heart that we inform you all of the passing of legendary talk show host Jerry Springer!
According to TMZ the 79 year old had recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a couple months back. It has been indicated that this week his health took an ultimate turn for the worst.
A spokesperson says that Jerry passed away peacefully within his Chicago located home early this morning.
“Jerry’s ability to connect with people was at the heart of his success in everything he tried, whether that was politics, broadcasting or just joking with people on the street who wanted a photo or a word,” said Jene Galvin, an identified friend and spokesman for the family. “He’s irreplaceable and his loss hurts immensely, but memories of his intellect, heart and humor will live on.”
Jene continued,”He’s irreplaceable and his loss hurts immensely, but memories of his intellect, heart and humor will live on.”
Jerry born Gerald Norman is known across the world for his controversial talk show of , “The Jerry Springer Show’. Originally debuting in 1991 the show went on to produce a total of 5,000 episodes and officially wrapped in 2018 after 27 years on air.
The Jerry Springer show is noted as being a major staple of talkshow history within the 90s era. From its bizarre topics, vibrant guests and signature audience members. The ‘Jerry! Jerry! Jerry!’ chant alone serves as an nostalgic memory for most.
Jerry also had a podcast and severed as an overseeing judge for his courtroom show, “ Judge Jerry”. The show debuted three official seasons.
Prior to his television days Jerry had secured a short lived career in politics as he served a single term as Mayor within his native home of Cincinnati.
Following the news of his passing, social media users took the time to share their most fond television moments from the ‘Jerry Springer Show‘
We send infinite prayers to Jerry’s family and friends. He is survived by his daughter Katie Springer and his eldest sister Evelyn.