Legendary broadcaster Larry King died Saturday at age 87, and social media was quickly flooded with tributes to and memories of the longtime CNN host's kindness, warmth, and influence.
The breadth and depth of King's impact was visible in the range of those paying tribute, from comedian Craig Ferguson to New York news anchor Pat Kiernan to Queer Eye star Karamo Brown.
"Just heard the awful news about Larry King," Ferguson wrote on Twitter.
Many friends, indeed: Former ESPN broadcaster Keith Olbermann wrote, "My friend Larry King has died.
Olbermann also shared a lengthy thread recalling his interactions with King, adding at the end, "I was going to add a disclaimer that Larry and I weren't close friends.