(THE ANGELS) — Hazard! Tremendous champion Ken Jennings is often the professional at dealing with stress, however that is precisely what it’s going to really feel like when he quickly takes over as host after the demise of a veteran. Hazard! host, Alex Trebek.
“It is worrying understanding the legacy and the dimensions of the sneakers you fill,” Jennings tells E! On-line.
“To be frank, no one needs me there. I do not need me there,” he continues. “All of us need to see Alex there for 100 years in an ideal world and, you realize, I actually simply needed to do my greatest to not disappoint him and the Jeopardy! Viewers, so I felt numerous stress.”
Thankfully, he was in a position to get some professional recommendation from the grasp himself earlier than his demise in November.
“I really spoke to him on the cellphone the identical weekend that occurred,” he recollects. “We had talked about the potential for me being the visitor host in some unspecified time in the future and it was so candy.”
Jennings provides, “He was sincerely thanking me for serving to me and I used to be like, ‘Alex, you gave us 37 years. We must always thanks. It is the least I can do.’
As for a way Trebek may fee his efficiency, Ken says, “I believe he would have some critical phrases about issues he wanted to work on, hopefully a C +.”
Jennings will take over as visitor host beginning Monday. Trebek’s successor has but to be formally introduced.
By George Costantino
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