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19 questions with Jerry Springer: Craziest thing he's seen; when he'll quit TV

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The Jerry Springer Show has been on the air for nearly 25 years, but before the host made a name for himself with the tabloid talk show, he was running around Cincinnati’s city hall.

The former mayor stopped by FOX19 NOW studios and answered a quick round of 19 questions about his political career, craziest moments and current events. 

Watch the video here if you're on the mobile app.

One word to describe your tenure as Cincinnati Mayor? Fascinating

One word to describe your career as a whole? Lucky

One thing you love about Cincinnati? The people and the chili.

Who is your hero? My dad, my parents and Bobby Kennedy

First thought that comes to mind when I say…

Donald Trump? We both have something in common. Neither of us will ever be president.

Hillary Clinton? She will be president.

Kim Davis? She’s in the wrong job for her views.

Mayor John Cranley? Wonderful mayor.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Catcher for the New York Yankees.

What song would you sing at karaoke? Love me Tender.

What is usually your first thought in the morning? Damn! I woke up. Another day I’m not in the obituary. Thank you god.

One word your friends would use to describe you? Muscular.

One word you’d use to describe yourself. Lucky.

Ideal way to spend an off-day? With my grandson.

What’s your favorite movie? The Sound of Music and Schindler’s List.

What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever seen? My Show.

When will your show end? When I’m 104. I want to be able to enjoy my senior years.

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