Alex Trebek Gets Emotional on ‘Jeopardy!’ After Contestant’s Heartfelt Message

Variety | 11/11/2019 | Erin Nyren
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Alex Trebek appeared to tear up on Monday’s episode of “Jeopardy!” after a contestant used his response to a prompt to convey the message “We love you, Alex.”

As his answer to one of Monday’s questions, Tournament of Champions semifinalist Dhruv Gaur penned the message with a heart in place of the word “love,” betting $1995 of his $2000 on the answer.

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“Oh, that’s very kind of you,” Trebek, 79, said after seeing the message. “Thank you.”

Continuing with the tournament, he added, “[That] cost you $1,995, you’re left with $5.”

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