JEOPARDY! fans have slammed Mayim Bialik for “ASSISTING” a contestant Friday.
The actress shockingly allowed a “technically incorrect” response, some said, as others fumed she’s “unfit” to host.
The permanent hosting slot, is for lack of a better word, still in Jeopardy, and will be decided in July at the end of Season 38.
As Ken announced on Twitter this week: “I’m handing the keys back to the talented actor-producer-writer-director (!) Mayim Bialik for a few months.”
“We are lucky to have her! Thanks for watching, and I’ll be back before the end of the season.”
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Fans were instantly stunned by the sudden departure from the show’s Greatest of All Time champion as many want him to take over instead.
One wrote: “For a few months? Guess I won’t be watching for that long, then.”
“As a contestant, there is something really special about being onstage with the greatest player of all time,” the 23-year-old told Vulture about the respected figure.
Mayim has also had a few unfortunate banter blunders with contestants this week, fans felt.
On Tuesday, a contestant explained in the Q&A round that they helped implement a new way for kids to be tested for autism with saliva instead of a prick of blood.
Mayim, who is a neuroscientist, replied to the contestant’s earnest research story with a joke: “Glad to hear spitting in a tube went better than taking blood,” the host bluntly said.