Jerry Springer died a few days ago at the age of 79. The reason for his death continues to be a mystery to many, but now it has been revealed to the public what the cause was. It has been reported that Springer has died as a result of pancreatic cancer, according to his representative and friend Jean Galvin.
In addition, Galvin also added that there will be a void after Springer's death since Springer was a great, charismatic person who was open to acquiring new experiences and who was very engaging with others. "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," Galvin said, as quoted by E!
News. "He's irreplaceable and his loss hurts immensely, but memories of his intellect, heart and humor will live on."
Maury Povich on Jerry Springer's death
Maury Povich was shocked after learning of Springer's death. Povich emphasized that Springer was a great man.
"I am shocked and saddened by the passing of Jerry," Maury said. "He was not only a colleague but a friend. We worked for the same company for decades. I will miss him." In the aftermath of Springer's death, even the legendary WWE expressed its condolences to the family.
As he was active in all areas of life, Jerry Springer was a part of the popular wrestling company's show at one time. He coped brilliantly in such a role. "In WWE, Springer was a guest host of Raw in 2010 and played a part in a hostile rivalry between WWE Hall of Famers Brie and Nikki Bella, attempting to mediate the conflict between the two on an episode of Raw in 2014." They added, "WWE extends its condolences to Springer’s family, friends, and fans."
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