The founder and editor of the pornographic magazine HUSTLER, Larry flynt, passed away on February 10, at his home in Los Angeles, California.
The publisher’s brother, Jimmy Flynt, confirmed the publisher’s passing to The Washington Post.
The controversy enveloped the life of Larry flynt at all times. In addition to becoming a personality in the world of pornography during the 70s, he was involved in numerous legal problems and was, in fact, shot once in an attempt to assassinate him.
Some controversial episodes in his life were brought to the big screen in the Oscar-nominated film “The People vs. Larry Flynt ”.
He was also imprisoned for shouting obscenities at a judge in a court appearance. The press release of The New York Times at that time in 1984 he reports that Flynt was sentenced to 15 months in prison for contempt.