Dick Clark has died

Sadly, Dick Clark passed away at age 82.

By Haley Overland
Photo: Heidi Gutman / © ABC / Courtesy: Everett Collection Photo: Heidi Gutman / © ABC / Courtesy: Everett Collection

In case you haven't heard, TV producer/host Dick Clark has died at the age of 82.

Clark was at St. John's Hospital in L.A. after what was seemingly a minor procedure last Tuesday, and suffered a fatal heart attack shortly thereafter. He died yesterday (Wednesday) after failed attempts at resuscitation.

Clark had a long history of health issues: Type 2 diabetes since 1994, and a stroke in 2004 that forced him to end his run as host of the beloved New Year's Rockin' Eve show, which he created in 1972.

Clark has three children from his first two marriages. He leaves behind his third wife Kari Wignton.

Love... xo Haley-O

This article was originally published on Apr 20, 2012

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