Alex Trebek fans send the Jeopardy! wishes to host after the 78-year-old TV icon announced she was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
Ken Jennings, a Jeopardy! Contestant, famous for winning 74 games, responded in a tweet to the news. In the post office Jennings compared Trebek with another TV icon.
"I've said that before, but Alex Trebek is sort of the last cronkite: authoritative, reassuring TV voice that you hear every night, almost to the ritual," he wrote.
He went on to say, "Alex is very aware of how much he means to millions of people and how we will use him for him … I hope that is a consolation and I hope that one few very good oncologists from LA come ready to have their misstatements corrected. "
This thread has caused a wave of support for Trebek while others support the TV host.
"Alex Trebek is a connection to my grandmother and all the episodes of Jeopardy we would see together, she's gone and we're fortunate to have him still ̵