Our hearts are broken upon the hearing of Jerry's passing.
Jerry Springer has been one of the most influential and controversial figures in TV history, as well as radio, and the city of Cincinnati where he once served as Mayor. Jerry's show was so popular in the late '90s, it even Beat Oprah Winfrey!
Just over a month ago, Jerry sat down with Crash & AJ and opened up on his life- from his birth in a train tunnel during the holocaust, to his time as Mayor, his Mt. Rushmore of music, and sooooo much more. Take a listen below.
As for his passing, according to TMZ, a family spokesperson says Jerry had been diagnosed with cancer a few months ago, and this week he took a turn for the worse. He died at his home in the Chicago area at the age of 79.
What a life he lived. He'll always be a rockstar and inspiration in our world, and a human we'll miss greatly. Thank you, Jerry, and as he would say, "Take care of yourself and each other."
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