Edwards, 69, came to Los Angeles from Chicago in 1978 to work at KNXT Channel 2, as co-host of "2 On The Town" with Connie Chung and later Melody Rogers, and be the station's entertainment editor and a some-time weatherman.
Jacobs is originally from Montecito, California, which is a suburb of Santa Barbara.
A national version of the local show never took off.
"Sad day all around," Barberie posted on Twitter today.
"If she was 18, you wouldn’t be ashamed to say that she’s a little hot piece of ass. Thus far, Connor has only addressed the situation with a mocking tweet, writing, "Deadspin still exists?
"However, nearly every other human person on the planet has been focusing more on Kim's unbelievable talent, sportsmanship and charming personality as she's dominated her sport during this year's Olympic games.