A legend for his long-running talk show, “The Jerry Springer Show,” Jerry Springer passed away on April 27, 2023. His career is widely remembered by fans everywhere. But alongside, it was his friendship with another TV host: Steve Wilkos.
The two men have been working together since 1994, and over the years they developed a bond that would last through decades of success.
In this article, we will look back at the “ever-green friendship” between Steve Wilkos and Jerry Springer.
From Security Guard to Talk Show Host
Steve Wilkos had worked as a security guard on “The Jerry Springer Show” ever since its inception in 1991. After three years of being involved in the production, he was eventually promoted and became a producing producer before taking on the role of the show’s star host.
Wilkos is widely known for his no-nonsense attitude, which often clashed with Springer’s more lighthearted approach.
Despite their differences in style, the two men remained very close friends until Springer’s death.
A Bond Spanning Decades
Springer and Wilkos had been working together since 1994, when Wilkos first joined “The Jerry Springer Show” as its security guard. Over the course of years, they formed an unexpected bond that seemed to transcend all boundaries – personal or professional.
They had each other’s backs during difficult times, laughed together during good ones, and always made sure to support one another through thick and thin.
Their friendship was so strong that when Wilkos left “The Jerry Springer Show” in 2007 to launch his own show, went the extra mile to help him out. He promoted Wilkos’ show on his own and even appeared as a guest on it.
Celebrating Life Together
Throughout their long-running careers, the duo took part in several projects together, including a wrestling match back in 2014 at WrestleMania 30. They also worked closely with each other during the production of “Springer on the Radio” and “Judge Jerry” – shows which they hosted together.
Apart from that, Jerry Springer and Steve Wilkos took part in several projects together, including a wrestling match back in 2014 at WrestleMania 30. As we bid goodbye to the beloved TV talk show host, let us remember him not only for his incredible career but also for his long-running friendship with Steve Wilkos, which has truly been an inspiration to many.
The friendship between Jerry Springer and Steve Wilkos was an ever-green one – spanning over decades, surpassing boundaries of personal and professional relationships and even breaking gender stereotypes.
On April 27, 2023, as fans mourned the sad demise of Jerry Springer, many were comforted by the memory of their strong bond. Something that has been an inspiration to many.
Thus, it is apparent that the journey of Steve Wilkos is inspiring in and of itself. But his friendship with Springer is something that is comforting “The Jerry Springer Show” host.