Former MSNBC Host Ed Schultz has Passed Away

Former MSNBC Host Ed Schultz has Passed Away

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Ed Schultz has passed away at the age of 64 in his lake house located in Minnesota. According to Fox News, his employer RT America says, “We at RT America are sad to announce the passing of Edward Andrew Schultz. Ed Schultz passed quietly early morning on July 5 at his home in Washington D.C. This announcement comes as a shock to all of us here at RT America.”

Schultz called himself “a gun-toting, meat-eating leftie.” during an interview with the Los Angeles Times back in 2004. He gained his fame nationally when he began hosting “The Ed Show” on MSNBC from 2009-2015. Over the past years, Schultz told TVNewser he wanted to be “the best employee in the building” at each stop during his esteemed career.”

The news of Schultz’s death spread, media personalities took to Twitter to express condolences.

The Daily Beast Reporter Sam Stein tweeted, “Ed Schultz was incredibly kind to me when I was first doing TV on MSNBC. He had a Complex personality but was also remarkably generous.”

Written By: Fantasia Harvey