WATCH: Alex Trebek gets emotional with contestant’s surprise tribute
During the “Final Jeopardy” round, contestant Dhruv Gaur wrote, “We love you Alex!” using a heart instead of the word “love”. It triggered an emotional reaction from Trebek.
“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek may leave the show due to ongoing cancer battle
The 79-year-old was diagnosed in early March with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, a particularly deadly disease with a slim nine-percent survival rate. In May, he reported that he was doing very well saying “The doctors said they hadn’t seen this kind of positive result in their memory… Some of the tumors have already shrunk by more than 50 percent.”
Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek donates $2.1 million to alma mater University of Ottawa
Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek donated another $2.1 million on Saturday to the University of Ottawa.