In news just in, it’s been confirmed that Alex Trebek – host of hit show ‘Jeopardy’ – has died aged 80.
He succumbed to complications related to pancreatic cancer.
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A statement issued by the show read:
“Jeopardy is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends.”
The much-loved TV figure had been battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer since revealing the news back in March last year.
Despite the diagnosis, Trebek had no intent to retire and valiantly continued hosting ‘Jeopardy.’
Our thoughts are with his family.