Larry’s publicist says the talk show host suffered an angina attack and did not suffer a heart attack or go into cardiac arrest, after which he underwent a successful angioplasty.
Our sources are clear – doctors told Larry’s wife, Shawn, that he DID suffer a mild heart attack and there were proteins in his blood – a clear sign of a heart attack.
Larry King suffered a heart attack last Thursday after going into cardiac arrest … TMZ has learned.
Sources with direct knowledge tell us, Larry had been having difficulty breathing for months and was scheduled to check himself into the hospital Thursday for an angiogram.
We’re told while he was at home getting ready to go to the hospital, he went into cardiac arrest.
Larry had been seeing doctors over the last 6 months for the breathing problems but we’re told they did not diagnose the severity of the underlying problem.
He’s had 2 heart attacks but has remained vibrant.