The Hustler magazine founder Larry Flynt has died at the age of 79, TMZ reports.
The magazine notes that Flint died Wednesday morning at home in Los Angeles. The cause of death, according to preliminary reports, was heart failure.
Larry Flynt founded Hustler, one of the most famous pornographic magazines, in 1974.
In 1978 he was attacked by white racist and serial killer Joseph Franklin, was seriously injured as a result, and has been in a wheelchair ever since.