• Bob Barker has died
  • He was 99 years old
  • He hosted 'The Price Is Right' for 35 years

The world of television is mourning the loss of Bob Barker after he passed away at the age of 99 this week of "natural causes" at his Hollywood Hills home.

His long time publicist Roger Neal revealed the news in a statement. According to 'People', Neal said: "It is with profound sadness that we announce that the World’s Greatest MC who ever lived, Bob Barker, has left us."

Bob Barker died at age 99

Neal continued, "I am so proud of the trailblazing work Barker, and I did together to expose the cruelty to animals in the entertainment industry and including working to improve the plight of abused and exploited animals in the United States and internationally."

In conclusion, Roger Neal said: "We were great friends over these 40 yrs. He will be missed."

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Bob Barker hosted 'The Price Is Right' for 35 years until his retirement in 2007. He will be deeply missed.