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Posted at 11:11 PM ET, 12/16/2010

Quoted: Larry King clarifies what he meant by "zipper club"

By The Reliable Source

An earlier meeting of The Zipper Club: Bill Clinton on Larry King in April 2007 (Jake A. Herrle for CNN Larry King Live via AP)



"We're both in the zipper club."



-- Larry King welcoming Bill Clinton on the final episode of "Larry King Live" Thursday night, prompting overly-hearty laughter from the ex-prez. Minutes later, King broke in to say that "the suits" at CNN wanted him to clarify: By "zipper club," he meant they'd both had open-heart surgery (where "they have to zip you up again.") Ohhhh, okay. "I'm glad you clarified that," said Clinton.





See also: Tom Shales: With a star-studded guest list, 'Larry King Live' signs off for the last time

Updated 12:41 a.m. Friday

By The Reliable Source  | December 16, 2010; 11:11 PM ET
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