A Message From Alex Trebek | JEOPARDY!

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, March 6, 2019
  • "Hi everyone, I have some news to share with all of you and it’s in keeping with my longtime policy of being open and transparent with our Jeopardy! fan base. I also wanted to prevent you from reading or hearing some overblown or inaccurate reports regarding my health. So therefore, I wanted to be the one to pass along this information.

    Now, just like 50,000 other people in the United States each year, this week I was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Now normally, the prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but I’m going to fight this, and I’m going to keep working. And with the love and support of my family and friends and with the help of your prayers also, I plan to beat the low survival rate statistics for this disease. Truth told, I have to! Because under the terms of my contract, I have to host Jeopardy! for three more years! So help me. Keep the faith and we’ll win. We’ll get it done. Thank you."

    Alex Trebek
    Culver City, California
    March 6, 2019

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  • MrJoebotello

    MrJoebotello

     3 days ago

    alex we are with you all the way god bless you
    and help you to get better

  • RadmanzzZ

    RadmanzzZ

     3 days ago

    Fear death not for all mankind have gone that way before us

  • UMSF Mercenary

    UMSF Mercenary

     5 days ago

    Alex been a fan favorite forever. So this is for us who like Alex.... Start a new beginning for him and those who suffer likewise, start it... BEGIN IT.... Let the MEDICAL REVOLT begin!
    Here ya go.... Sorry it took so long.....

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2572496172796464&id=180770028635769&sfnsn=mo&d=n&vh=e

    AND......

    https://youtu.be/q0z_xfv0CJ8

    AAAAANNND THEEENNNN.......

    https://youtu.be/SUJ2u_RiV4c

  • eric williams

    eric williams

     6 days ago +1

    What kind of human trash gives this a thumbs down???

  • khouse

    khouse

     7 days ago

    Thank you Alex for everything. Grew up watching you with my father, so many cherished moments. Jeopardy is also one of the last shows that’s actually intellectual :/

  • ChillyWilly

    ChillyWilly

     7 days ago

    💪🏽❤️🤟🏽

  • Sahar S

    Sahar S

     7 days ago

    We love you, Alex! ❤ Praying for you. You will beat cancer 💪🏼

  • Abdul Said

    Abdul Said

     7 days ago

    الله يشفيك

  • Šmütz

    Šmütz

     7 days ago

    Love you 3000 Alex. We're all pulling for you! Looking forward to watching you host in 2022!

  • Zottffss

    Zottffss

     7 days ago

    Alex, let’s finish off cancer for $2000.

  • elle rose

    elle rose

     7 days ago

    We love you, Alex! and if anyone could beat this, it’s definitely you.

  • idonthaveacoolname1

    idonthaveacoolname1

     7 days ago

    God bless

  • TommyQ

    TommyQ

     7 days ago

    Its crazy because the cause of death of the previous host of jeopardy, Art Fleming, was due to pancreatic cancer

  • iPanda Plays

    iPanda Plays

     7 days ago +1

    Even if he dies, his name will be forever alive. You can do it Alex!

  • Vanessa D Music

    Vanessa D Music

     7 days ago

    We love you Alex

  • dbag0584

    dbag0584

     7 days ago

    We love you Alex! 💝 forever.

  • Jacob Jackson

    Jacob Jackson

     7 days ago

    We love you Alex

  • Patrick Bateman

    Patrick Bateman

     7 days ago

    Yeah his attitude about this is admirable as hell

  • In Sterquiliniis Inventur

    In Sterquiliniis Inventur

     7 days ago

    Pretty much the only famous boomer that has turned out to be a degenerate pervert or fraud.. thanks for actually being the good person you Portray yourself as on TV

  • Rachel Lyons

    Rachel Lyons

     7 days ago

    From One Canadian to another
    What is ....
    "kick this Cancer in the Ass!" All of Canada is behind you Alex 👊👍