'Kids Say The Darndest Things' Art Linkletter dies at 97

art-linkletter-getty.jpg Art Linkletter, host of TV's "People Are Funny," "House Party" and "Kids Say The Darndest Things," passed away Wednesday (May 26) at his Bel-Air home. He was 97.

Linkletter had been ill "in the last few weeks time, but bear in mind he was 97 years old. He wasn't eating well, and the aging process took him," Art Hershey, Linkletter's son-in-law, tells the New York Times.