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Alex Trebek, host of game show Jeopardy!, is Dead

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Alex Trebek, the beloved host of Jeopardy’s game show! , died at the age of 80.

A “Jeopardy!” spokesman told TMZ: “Jeopardy is saddened to announce that Alex Trebek, surrounded by family and friends, died peacefully at home early this morning.”

On Sunday (November 8), the Canadian-American TV host died surrounded by friends and family at his house.

Back in March 2019, Trebek revealed that he was fighting stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

Immediately after his diagnosis, he began chemotherapy but had made no plans to retire and kept hosting the game show.

“After suffering from cancer for a year, the star heartbreakingly revealed he suffered” huge attacks of great depression that made me wonder if it was even worth fighting on.

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He said he realized, however, that giving up on life would be a betrayal to his wife, God, and other patients with cancer.

Alex pointed out that for the second year, the chances of surviving pancreatic cancer were just 7 percent, but said he hoped he would still be able to mark the landmark.

Regrettably, he took a turn for the worse however.

In May 2019, he revealed that his tumors had shrunk by more than 50 percent, but his numbers deteriorated and a few months later he began another round of chemotherapy.

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As well as continuing to host Jeopardy’s 37th season! Earlier this year, he also filmed the ‘Greatest of All Time’ tournament on prime-time TV.

This star has been signed to host Jeopardy! Until 2022 through.

“He joked: “I have to say the truth! Because I have to host ‘Jeopardy!’ for another three years under the terms of my contract!

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