"Jerry! Jerry! Jerry! Jerry! Jerry! Jerry!"

Thursday, it was announced that LEGENDARY TV Host, Jerry Springer had passed away after a "brief illness." Sources have suggested that Springer was fighting pancreatic cancer the last few months.

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Jerry Springer was one of the most loved and controversial figures in tv history, and if you grew up in Southern Utah, you probably watched his show "The Jerry Springer Show", while home sick from school. The show almost ALWAYS featured fights and WILD situations.

Some of Jerry Springers topics ranged from...

  • Trick or Cheaters
  • Confront A Dominatrix
  • Lesbians Come Clean
  • I Married A Horse
  • My Girlfriend Is A Man
  • I'm Happy I Cut Off My Legs
  • You Slept With My Stripper Sister
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The Jerry Springer Show even topped The Oprah Winfrey Show in many markets in the 90's. A HUGE feat! Jerry was also once the host for America's Got Talent, he had a TV Show "Judge Jerry", which ran for 3 seasons, before his FINAL TV Appearance on The Masked Singer as "The Beetle"

Whether you liked him, or hated him, The Jerry Springer Show changed TV forever, and he's left a mark in TV History!

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A family spokesperson said Jerry passed away peacefully in his house in Chicago.

Before TV, Springer was a politician who ran for US Congress, and became the Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio in 1977.

Jerry Springer will be missed, as he changed TV History, and Talk Shows forever.


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