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GMA’s George Stephanopoulos says it might be ‘enjoyable’ to be subsequent Jeopardy host if cancer-stricken Alex Trebek steps down

GMA’s George Stephanopoulos says it would be ‘fun’ to be next Jeopardy host if cancer-stricken Alex Trebek steps down


GOOD MORNING America’s George Stephanopoulos mentioned it might be ‘enjoyable’ to be the subsequent Jeopardy! host.

The ABC information correspondent would step as much as the function if cancer-stricken Alex Trebek stepped down.

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George Stephanopoulos mentioned it might be enjoyable to host Jeopardy![/caption]

In an interview with Howard Stern on his SiriusXM present, the 59-year-old mentioned he can be up for the duty.

Howard Stern advised him: “The very first thing I mentioned was ‘George Stephanopoulos’ and everybody went, ‘That ain’t loopy.’

“You’ve bought the mental capability.”

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Although George wasn’t tremendous keen, he didn’t deny it’d be an attention-grabbing function so as to add to his resume.

He advised Howard: “I feel it might be plenty of enjoyable, however I like what I’m doing too.

“I’m not going to be Shermanesque about it. It’s an ideal present … It’s very flattering. Huge sneakers to fill.”

He additionally admitted that he was delighted by the suggestion as he loves to observe the present together with his two daughters and spouse, actress Ali Wentworth.

Stern concluded his concept and advised him: “It’s a present that wouldn’t harm your status.

“There’s a sure gravitas. It’s for brighter folks. It could make you look good.”

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George and his spouse, Ali Wentworth, lately overcame coronavirus[/caption]

George and his spouse, Ali, have each lately overcome the coronavirus as they quarantine within the Hamptons.

Ali was the primary one to check constructive for the extremely contagious virus and he or she remained in quarantine whereas affected by some intense signs.

Her husband ended up testing constructive for the virus as effectively however in contrast to his spouse, he had no signs.

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Howard considered George as an excellent substitute for Alex because the longtime sport present host has been battling with stage 4 pancreatic most cancers since 2019.

In March, one yr after asserting the analysis, Alex shared an emotional message about his journey.

He mentioned: “I’d be mendacity if I mentioned that the journey was a straightforward one. There have been some good days however plenty of not so good days.

“I joked with buddies that the most cancers received’t kill me – the chemo therapies will.

“There have been moments of nice ache, days the place sure bodily features not operate and sudden, huge assaults of despair that made me marvel if it was actually combating on.

“However I brushed that apart shortly as a result of that might have been a large betrayal.

“A betrayal of my spouse and soulmate, Jean, who has given her all to assist me survive.”


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Alex Trebek has been battling with pancreatic most cancers for a yr now[/caption]

He continued: “It could have been a betrayal of different most cancers sufferers, who’ve appeared to me as an inspiration and a cheerleader of kinds of the worth of residing and hope.”

Alex added: “And it might have actually been a betrayal of my religion in God and the thousands and thousands of prayers which were mentioned in my behalf.”