Larry King is in the ICU after suffering a heart attack last Thursday, TMZ reports.
A source close to King tells ET that he suffered a heart attack last Thursday after going into cardiac arrest. According to the source, doctors performed an angioplasty and several stents were inserted. The source adds that King is expected to be released from the hospital later on Monday.
The 85-year-old television and radio host has suffered a heart attack before. King suffered a major heart attack in 1987 and had quintuple-bypass surgery. He acknowledged a few of his unhealthy habits prior to his heart attack in the 2004 book, Taking on Heart Disease.
The former CNN personality had suffered heart attacks on two previous occasions, including one over 30 years ago in 1987. TMZ reports that the he’d been experiencing breathing problems for the past six months, but he hadn’t been formally diagnosed with any conditions.