Legendary game show host Alex Trebeck, in an interview with CTV News on Friday, made a sobering announcement regarding his cancer prognosis as well as his potential future as the host of ‘Jeopardy.’ As Fox News reports:
Trebek spoke with CTV News on Friday, when he revealed that his chemotherapy treatment is causing sores in his mouth that are making it difficult for him to enunciate his speech.
“I’m sure there are observant members of the television audience that notice also, but they’re forgiving,” Trebek said. “But there will come a point when they (fans and producers) will no longer be able to say, ‘It’s OK.'”
Trebek also shared that he’s “not afraid of dying.”…
“I lost about 12 pounds in a week. And my numbers went sky high, much higher than they were when I was first diagnosed,” he told ABC News. “So the doctors have decided that I have to undergo chemo again and that’s what I’m doing.”
A truly tragic and terrible announcement from the ailing host. Trebeck announced that they would now be ‘playing it by ear’ regarding his future at the show.