18 Apr Ryan Seacrest Releases Statement Of The Death Of Dick Clark; “Deeply Saddened”
Ryan Seacrest has just issued a statement on the passing of Dick Clark, the man whom he took over hosting duties of “New Years Rocking Eve” in 2006.
Here is Ryan’s full statement:
“I am deeply saddened by the loss of my dear friend Dick Clark. He has truly been one of the greatest influences in my life. I idolized him from the start, and I was graced early on in my career with his generous advice and counsel. When I joined his show in 2006 , it was a dream come true to work with him every New Year’s Eve for the last 6 years. He was smart, charming, funny and always a true gentleman. I learned a great deal from him, and I’ll always be indebted to him for his faith and support of me. He was a remarkable host and businessman and left a rich legacy to television audiences around the world. We will all miss him.” – Ryan Seacrest.