The cause of Regis Philbino’s death has been revealed.
A beloved TV presenter has died of a myocardial infarction due to coronary artery disease and hypertension, a spokesman for the Chief Medical Expert’s Office (Farmington, Conn.) Confirmed on Wednesday. Philbin died on Friday, July 24, at the age of 88.
“Who wants to be a millionaire?” The host host issued a statement deploring her death.
“We are very saddened to share that our beloved Regis Philbin died last night of natural causes, one month ashamed of his 89th birthday,” his family wrote.
His former comrade Kathie Lee Gifford also opened the last time he saw his good friend.
“We just had the best time,”; she said of her lunch with Philbin and his wife, Joy. “I was just thinking to myself,‘ Lord, will I go to my friend one last time? “I could tell because it collapsed. “
Philbino’s longtime screen partner Kelly Ripa also honored the game’s show legend.
“As people get older, you always know that certain things are inevitable, and death is one of those things, but Regis is one of the people we all believed in, I think we’ll somehow figure out the inevitable.” the emotional Ripa, who worked with Philbin for 11 years, said “Live!”