Celebs we lost in 2021

A huge number of famous faces have passed away this year

Larry Flynt (died February 10th, aged 78)

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Porn mogul Larry Flynt died from heart failure in Los Angeles on February 10th at age 78. Flynt was the founder of Larry Flynt Publications, which mainly produces pornographic magazines, such as Hustler, pornographic videos, and three pornographic television channels named Hustler TV. A hardcore pornographer, Flynt fought several high-profile legal battles involving the First Amendment.

Flynt once attempted a presidential run as a Republican in 1984. Fast-forward to 2003, Flynt ran in the recall election of California governor Gray Davis and finished 7th in a field of 135 candidates with 17,458 votes (0.2%).