Last summer, thousands of fans around the country were left heartbroken after one of the most famous game show hosts of all times revealed that he would most likely be retiring after 2020. Alex Trebek, the host of Jeopardy!, revealed that he would be leaving the show.
For months after the announcement, fans began speculating about Trebek’s ongoing health battles. At the beginning of March, the beloved host revealed exactly what it was that he had been going through.
Alex Trebek revealed that he had been diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. He shared the sad news with his fans but kept his positive spirit alive even in the midst of the heartbreak.
Many people around the nation were inspired by Trebek’s positivity and strength in the middle of a trial and began praying for him.
Now, after wrapping up the 35th season of Jeopardy!, Trebek has issued an update about his health.
Fans were overjoyed to hear that the popular host is feeling well enough to host another season of the game show!
He said, “Despite what you may have heard, I’m feeling good, I’m continuing with my therapy and we, by we, the staff, are already working on our next season, the 36th year of ‘Jeopardy!’”
He continued, thanking fans for all of their prayers and support in the midst of this troubling diagnosis.
He said, “So here, on the last day of taping for our 35th anniversary season, I wanted once again to thank you for your continuing messages of encouragement and support, particularly the many cards I’ve received from young people. I’m touched beyond words.”
He concluded, “So, I look forward to seeing you once again in September with all kinds of good stuff.”
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