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That iconic chant will forever be remembered as a staple of the Jerry Springer Show that dominated daytime talk in the 90s and 2000s.

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Jerry Springer Dead

TMZ reported on Thursday that, per its sources, Springer was battling pancreatic cancer for the past few months. “This week,” they wrote, “he took a turn for the worse.” Springer reportedly died on Thursday morning at his home in Chicago. He was 79 years old.

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Do You Remember? Michigan Man's Mom Killed After Appearing On Jerry Spring Show

In July 2000, Nancy Campbell-Panitz appeared on the Jerry Springer Show in an episode titled "Secret Mistresses Confronted."

The episode featured Campbell-Panitz, her ex-husband Ralf Panitz, and his current wife Eleanor in a heated exchange about their love triangle.

Hours after the episode aired, Campbell-Panitz was found beaten to death in her home in SarasotaFlorida.

Ralf Panitz Was Found Guilty

Ralf Panitz was later convicted of second-degree murder and violating a domestic violence order.

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Credit: Canva

Jurors deliberated for 18 hours over two days before reaching a verdict.

The killing capped a dysfunctional drama in which the house painter bounced between his ex-wife and wife, often moving in with one the same day he dumped another.

The trio spent months filing a flurry of domestic violence allegations against each other.

Did The Jerry Springer Show Go Too Far?

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The tragedy of Nancy Campbell-Panitz's death highlights the ethical concerns surrounding talk shows that exploit vulnerable guests for entertainment.

The Jerry Springer Show was known for its sensationalist content and often featured guests in confrontational situations.

While the show claimed to provide counseling and support to its guests, critics argued that it exploited vulnerable individuals for ratings.

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