Larry King in cardiac arrest after heart attack Thursday

Veteran talk show host had difficulty breathing for months; was scheduled to go for tests that same day.

Mordechai Sones ,

Larry King
Larry King

Talk show host Larry King went into cardiac arrest after suffering a heart attack at his home last Thursday reports TMZ.

King, 85, had had difficulty breathing for months, and was scheduled to go for tests that same day.

King was rushed to the hospital where doctors successfully opened an artery that had collapsed.

King is set to return home on Monday.

He suffered his first heart attack in 1987.