TV personality and former politician Jerry Springer dies at 79

 

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Jerry Springer passed away at the age of 79 in his home in Florida 

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Prior to his career in television, Springer was a politician 

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Springer's talk show was known for its sensational and provocative content 

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Despite its controversial nature, "The Jerry Springer Show" was popular 

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In addition to his talk show, Springer also had a career as a news anchor, actor 

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Springer was born in London and immigrated to the United States as a child 

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He received a law degree from Northwestern University and worked as a lawyer before entering politics 

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Springer's death was mourned by fans and colleagues in the entertainment industry 

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Springer is survived by his wife and two children 

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Details about the cause of Springer's death were not immediately available 

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