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Larry King’s wife Shawn throws open the doors of their $17M Beverly Hills mansion

Shawn King has opened up the doors to her husband Larry’s $17 million Beverly Hills mansion and hinted: ‘It might be on the market soon.’

Shawn, who is being divorced by her 85-year-old husband after 22 years of marriage, gave DailyMailTV a tour of the luxury Tuscan-style property.

The stunning 9,696 sq ft mansion on glitzy North Hillcrest Road in the heart of Beverly Hills’ famous 90210 zip code boasts six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a gym and pool house.

The couple bought the home in 2007 for a modest $11.75 million but the value of the property has since soared after the couple made significant improvements.

Once through the wrought iron entry gate and manicured gardens, you’re welcomed with double 10ft high ornate metal and glass doors which open up to an impressive main foyer.

Former singer and actress Shawn, 59, invited our camera crew through the door with a smile, saying: ‘Hi DailyMailTV, come on in.’

Shawn King has opened up the doors to her husband Larry’s $17 million Beverly Hills mansion and hinted: ‘It might be on the market soon’

The stunning 9,696 sq ft mansion on glitzy North Hillcrest Road in the heart of Beverly Hills’ famous 90210 zip code boasts six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a gym and pool house

The stunning 9,696 sq ft mansion on glitzy North Hillcrest Road in the heart of Beverly Hills’ famous 90210 zip code boasts six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a gym and pool house

Once through the wrought iron entry gate and manicured gardens, you’re welcomed with double 10ft high ornate metal and glass doors which open up to an impressive main foyer. The foyer - which is flooded with natural light from a huge dome skylight - boasts marble floors and a double grand staircase as well as a huge crystal chandelier

Once through the wrought iron entry gate and manicured gardens, you’re welcomed with double 10ft high ornate metal and glass doors which open up to an impressive main foyer. The foyer – which is flooded with natural light from a huge dome skylight – boasts marble floors and a double grand staircase as well as a huge crystal chandelier 

The home is littered with photos of Larry and Shawn in happier times as well as memorabilia and pictures of their two boys as young children

The home is littered with photos of Larry and Shawn in happier times as well as memorabilia and pictures of their two boys as young children

Shawn points to the sofa, saying: 'This is the spot where Larry became a couch potato,' in reference to her husband kicking back after he left CNN in 2012

Shawn points to the sofa, saying: ‘This is the spot where Larry became a couch potato,’ in reference to her husband kicking back after he left CNN in 2012

Oriental art, statues and stone dragons are dotted around the mansion as well as a unique collection of antique crowns for the King

Oriental art, statues and stone dragons are dotted around the mansion as well as a unique collection of antique crowns for the King

The foyer – which is flooded with natural light from a huge dome skylight – boasts marble floors and a double grand staircase as well as a huge crystal chandelier.

Shawn, who is being divorced by her chat show legend husband after 22 years of marriage, gave DailyMailTV a tour of the luxury Tuscan-style property

Shawn, who is being divorced by her chat show legend husband after 22 years of marriage, gave DailyMailTV a tour of the luxury Tuscan-style property

On a table at the back is a fun life-like Barbie doll style figurine of Shawn set in a glass case and a smaller wax figure of Larry sitting next to it.

A huge gong punctuates the foyer – presumably an impressive tool to welcome dinner guests.

The home is littered with photos of Larry and Shawn in happier times as well as memorabilia and pictures of their two boys as young children.

On one feature photo table in the family room, there’s photos of Larry, Shawn and their sons with Hollywood star Tom Cruise, Shawn on stage with composer David Foster and a photo of Larry on CNN interviewing Michelle Obama.

Oriental art, statues and stone dragons are dotted around the mansion as well as a unique collection of antique crowns for the King.

Shawn, who helped with the interior design of the home, says she’s gone for a ‘serene’ and ‘tranquil’ feel with lots of ‘soft edges’.

The family room boasts a pristine grand piano with a tiny children’s piano next to it.

Shawn points to the sofa, saying: ‘This is the spot where Larry became a couch potato,’ in reference to her husband kicking back after he left CNN in 2012.

On the wall nearby Shawn points out a light box depicting Larry’s head made from tiny pieces of the Larry King Live set.

The eyes are drawn to a main book shelf, which has photos of Larry and Shawn together and another of the entire family and sheet music for Frank Sinatra’s hit song ‘The Way You Look Tonight’.

Shawn says the tune is ‘Larry and Shawn’s song.’

Shawn, who helped with the interior design of the home, says she's gone for a 'serene' and 'tranquil' feel with lots of 'soft edges'

Shawn, who helped with the interior design of the home, says she’s gone for a ‘serene’ and ‘tranquil’ feel with lots of ‘soft edges’

Shawn took DailyMailTV around their stately Beverly Hills home. On the wall is a large portrait of Larry made from jelly beans presented to him by the Jelly Belly Candy Company

Shawn took DailyMailTV around their stately Beverly Hills home. On the wall is a large portrait of Larry made from jelly beans presented to him by the Jelly Belly Candy Company

The 'devastated' former actress says she stills loves Larry, doesn't want to paint the broadcast legend as a 'villain' and hints that his shock divorce decision may be connected with the star's health scare earlier this year

The ‘devastated’ former actress says she stills loves Larry, doesn’t want to paint the broadcast legend as a ‘villain’ and hints that his shock divorce decision may be connected with the star’s health scare earlier this year

Shawn also showed DailyMailTV into the 'trophy room' - an amazing cavern of treasures chronicling husband Larry's incredible career in broadcasting and passion for sports. Trophies their sons Chance and Cannon have picked up through the years also decorate the space

Shawn also showed DailyMailTV into the ‘trophy room’ – an amazing cavern of treasures chronicling husband Larry’s incredible career in broadcasting and passion for sports. Trophies their sons Chance and Cannon have picked up through the years also decorate the space

Pictured: Model figure of Larry

Shawn was successful in her own right as an actress, singer and model and running a successful hair-extension business

Shawn was successful in her own right as an actress, singer and model and running a successful hair-extension business. Pictured: Model figures of Larry and Shawn 

In one room, the eyes are drawn to a main book shelf, which has photos of Larry and Shawn together and another of the entire family and sheet music for Frank Sinatra’s hit song ‘The Way You Look Tonight’. Shawn says the tune is 'Larry and Shawn's song'

In one room, the eyes are drawn to a main book shelf, which has photos of Larry and Shawn together and another of the entire family and sheet music for Frank Sinatra’s hit song ‘The Way You Look Tonight’. Shawn says the tune is ‘Larry and Shawn’s song’

A clock which has threes faces sits on a shelf, one face is labeled LARRY TIME, which is running 20 minutes early, another clock is labeled SHAWN TIME, which is running almost two hours late and the third clock is labeled REAL TIME. The clocks might explain why Shawn was almost an hour late to sit down for DailyMailTV’s exclusive interview

A clock which has threes faces sits on a shelf, one face is labeled LARRY TIME, which is running 20 minutes early, another clock is labeled SHAWN TIME, which is running almost two hours late and the third clock is labeled REAL TIME. The clocks might explain why Shawn was almost an hour late to sit down for DailyMailTV’s exclusive interview

Underneath is a framed copy of an E.E. Cummings poem ‘somewhere I have never traveled, gladly beyond’, which Larry’s friend Al Pacino gave to them as a wedding gift.

‘We were on a date once and he started reciting this beautiful, romantic poem – who has Al Pacino reciting a love poem to them when they’re on a date, Larry really knows how to bring in the big guns.’

And given pride of place atop the fireplace is a trio of photos of Larry with Shawn and their eldest son Chance as a toddler.

Shawn is seen exposing her bare baby bump during the pregnancy of their second son Cannon. Shawn also has a third son Danny from a previous marriage.

One decoration in the family room perhaps tells its own story.

A clock which has threes faces sits on a shelf, one face is labeled LARRY TIME, which is running 20 minutes early, another clock is labeled SHAWN TIME, which is running almost two hours late and the third clock is labeled REAL TIME.

The clocks might explain why Shawn was almost an hour late to sit down for DailyMailTV’s exclusive interview.

In a back room off the family room, there's a bar where the family entertains guests, although Shawn says Larry doesn't drink. 'This is the watering hole for those who water,' she says

In a back room off the family room, there’s a bar where the family entertains guests, although Shawn says Larry doesn’t drink. ‘This is the watering hole for those who water,’ she says

The family room boasts a pristine grand piano with a tiny children’s piano next to it

Paintings and photos from the family's life are littered throughout the stately home

The family room boasts a pristine grand piano with a tiny children’s piano next to it (left). Paintings and photos from the family’s life are littered throughout the stately home 

Shawn revealed she hasn't been served divorce papers, noting that they have come back from the brink before, but said she doesn't intend to fight the divorce if Larry proceeds

Shawn revealed she hasn’t been served divorce papers, noting that they have come back from the brink before, but said she doesn’t intend to fight the divorce if Larry proceeds

Shawn agrees that keeping hold of the former CNN host, who has been married seven other times, for so long, was an 'accomplishment'. 'After 22 years you're bound to have a few bumps in the road, in any marriage,' she explains

Shawn agrees that keeping hold of the former CNN host, who has been married seven other times, for so long, was an ‘accomplishment’. ‘After 22 years you’re bound to have a few bumps in the road, in any marriage,’ she explains 

In an exclusive interview with DailyMailTV's Special Correspondent Cheryl Woodcock, Shawn King, 59, has broken her silence over the bombshell divorce filing and revealed how she was 'blindsided' with the news following a phone call from a reporter while at her second home in Utah

In an exclusive interview with DailyMailTV’s Special Correspondent Cheryl Woodcock, Shawn King, 59, has broken her silence over the bombshell divorce filing and revealed how she was ‘blindsided’ with the news following a phone call from a reporter while at her second home in Utah

Shawn says one of her pet names for Larry is ‘Mr Clock Head’ because he’s from live television so is always early, whereas she has a background in taped television so is always late, what Shawn says has been the subject of ‘a few heated discussions’.

In a back room off the family room, there’s a bar where the family entertains guests, although Shawn says Larry doesn’t drink. ‘This is the watering hole for those who water,’ she says.

On the wall is a large portrait of Larry made from jelly beans presented to him by the Jelly Belly Candy Company.

Flanking the bar are two large and creepy antique dolls, which Shawn jokes she bought one day while out shopping ‘in a mood’ but needs to get rid of.

Shawn also shows us into the ‘trophy room’ – an amazing cavern of treasures chronicling husband Larry’s incredible career in broadcasting and passion for sports.

The room is filled with trophies and awards from his glittering TV career as well as memorabilia picked up on his travels or given as gifts from celebrities he has interviewed.

Shawn picked out a framed letter to Larry from Frank Sinatra as a particular favorite.

One side of the room is filled with baseball memorabilia – signed balls and bats and photos of Larry with big name stars.

There’s also a black and white photo of Shawn alongside actor David Hasselhoff, from her appearance on hit 80s show Knight Rider.

Shawn also laughs off reports that she and Larry sleep in separate bedrooms and have done for the past ten years

Shawn also laughs off reports that she and Larry sleep in separate bedrooms and have done for the past ten years

Shawn was so adamant to disprove the story of sleeping in separate beds that she took DailyMailTV into the master bedroom of their home to show us the 'famous headboard' - which is stained with stage make-up rubbed off over several years from Larry's face (pictured)

Shawn was so adamant to disprove the story of sleeping in separate beds that she took DailyMailTV into the master bedroom of their home to show us the ‘famous headboard’ – which is stained with stage make-up rubbed off over several years from Larry’s face (pictured) 

Despite not yet being served with any legal divorce papers Shawn joked that if her husband does continue with the divorce they might have to sell their beautiful home

Despite not yet being served with any legal divorce papers Shawn joked that if her husband does continue with the divorce they might have to sell their beautiful home

Outside an ornate swimming pool and manicured lawn, hedges and rose bushes provide a stunning backdrop to a patio area, complete with fire table and hanging glass orbs. Off to the left is a large pool house

Outside an ornate swimming pool and manicured lawn, hedges and rose bushes provide a stunning backdrop to a patio area, complete with fire table and hanging glass orbs. Off to the left is a large pool house

Trophies their sons Chance and Cannon have picked up through the years also litter the space.

Outside an ornate swimming pool and manicured lawn, hedges and rose bushes provide a stunning backdrop to a patio area, complete with fire table and hanging glass orbs. Off to the left is a large pool house.

‘We have a lot of fun out here, in the summertime we have Sunday lunch outside,’ Shawn explains.

She says they replaced the grass with AstroTurf because she got sick of her sporty sons ‘sliding around’ and ruining the grass.

Shawn says she cooks a lot and grows basil, rosemary, tomatoes, limes and kumquats in the garden.

The beauty seemed relaxed during the tour and even invited our cameras into the master bedroom upstairs.

Shawn laughs off reports that she and Larry sleep in separate bedrooms and have done for the past ten years.

She even showed DailyMailTV the ‘famous headboard’ – which is caked in stage make-up which has wiped off Larry’s face over the years.

The room is filled with photos of the couple as well as their boys and the sheets on the bed are of course Larry’s own brand, Sleep like a King.

On Tuesday, in a tell-all interview Shawn told how she was left ‘hurt’, ‘crushed’ and publicly ‘humiliated’ after her 85-year-old husband filed for divorce after 22 years of marriage.

But the ‘devastated’ former actress says she stills loves Larry, doesn’t want to paint the broadcast legend as a ‘villain’ and hints that his divorce decision may be connected with the star’s health scare earlier this year.

Despite not yet being served with any legal divorce papers Shawn joked that if her husband does continue with the divorce they might have to sell their beautiful home. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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