US porn mogul Larry Flynt poses with an issue of Hustler magazine at his office in California in August 2014. Photo: AFP US porn mogul Larry Flynt poses with an issue of Hustler magazine at his office in California in August 2014. Photo: AFP
US porn mogul Larry Flynt poses with an issue of Hustler magazine at his office in California in August 2014. Photo: AFP

Hustler’s Larry Flynt, porn mogul and free speech champion, dead at 78

  • The self-described ‘smut peddler who cares’ had suffered from a variety of health problems since surviving an assassination attempt in 1978
  • A controversial figure, Flynt was often in legal trouble, fighting obscenity charges or lawsuits, and he often turned courtroom appearances into spectacles.

Topic |   Fame and celebrity
US porn mogul Larry Flynt poses with an issue of Hustler magazine at his office in California in August 2014. Photo: AFP US porn mogul Larry Flynt poses with an issue of Hustler magazine at his office in California in August 2014. Photo: AFP
US porn mogul Larry Flynt poses with an issue of Hustler magazine at his office in California in August 2014. Photo: AFP
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