Hazard! Host Alex Trebek useless at 80
Hollywood has lost one of its greats.
Danger! host Alex Trebek The news was confirmed on the game show’s Twitter page on Sunday, November 8th. The contribution read: “Jeopardy! It is sad to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home this morning, surrounded by family and friends. Thank you, Alex.
In March 2019, the beloved TV personality announced that he had been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer with a 1.6 percent survival rate. However, the devastating prognosis did not affect Trebek’s spirit. “I’ll fight that,” he said stoically. “I will keep working and with the love and support of my family and friends and also with the help of your prayers.”
At the time, the star promised to host the show for as long as possible. He joked, “The truth was, I have to. Because under the terms of my contract, I have to host Jeopardy! Three more years!”
He said, “So help me, keep the faith, and we’ll win. We’ll make it. Thank you.”