(AP) -- BREAKING: Comedian Don Rickles has passed away at age 90 as a result of kidney failure, his rep says.
Paul Shefrin, his longtime publicist and friend, said Rickles died Thursday of kidney failure at his Los Angeles home.
For more than half a century, "Mr. Warmth" headlined casinos and nightclubs from Las Vegas to Atlantic City. N.J., and appeared often on late-night TV talk shows.
We will have more information as it becomes available.