‘Jeopardy!’ fans flip that Aaron Rodgers could’ve been host amid vaccine uproar

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Aaron Rodgers Aaron Rodgers antecedently hosted "Jeopardy!" this past April. AP

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“Jeopardy!” fans are breathing a suspiration of relief, but inactive expressing outrage, implicit the thought that unvaccinated NFL prima Aaron Rodgers could person been the famed crippled show’s host.

Rodgers, 37, precocious tested affirmative for COVID-19 and volition miss the Green Bay Packers’ crippled against the Kansas City Chiefs connected Sunday.

The shot subordinate was a guest host connected the amusement this past April arsenic the amusement seeks a imperishable replacement for the precocious Alex Trebek. While helium was successful the moving for the gig, Rodgers quipped that he wanted to discontinue his time job arsenic a sports prima to big the bid permanently.

“I would emotion to beryllium the big of ‘Jeopardy!’, yes,” Rodgers said connected “The Pat McAfee Show” astatine the clip erstwhile asked if he’d instrumentality connected the gig full-time.

Fans tweeted retired their reactions to Rodgers’ COVID-19 diagnosis and expressed their alleviation that helium would never, ever beryllium a full-time “Jeopardy!” host.

“Well, astatine slightest present cognize wherefore helium was passed implicit arsenic the ‘Jeopardy!’ host,” one wrote.

Another mentioned the precocious and astir iconic big of all, Alex Trebek, saying, “I’m opening to deliberation Alex Trebek cursed his Jeopardy lectern to destruct each that would travel him. ‘Jeopardy’ is simply a bully sanction for a fearfulness movie present that I deliberation astir it.”

“I can’t judge Aaron Rogers hosted a crippled amusement and lied astir being vaccinated! He enactment each of the contestants successful Jeopardy,” added different user.

“Aaron Rodgers wants to big Jeopardy and wouldn’t get 1 question close successful the Biology category,” another chimed in.

Former “Jeopardy!” champ James Holzhauer, known for being outspoken, also weighed in, writing, “Dr. Oz: I’m the lone peddler of pseudoscience to ever impermanent big ‘Jeopardy!’ Aaron Rodgers: Hold connected a infinitesimal playa.”

“JEOPARDY CONTESTANT: sick instrumentality Vaccines for $2000, aaron RODGERS: I won’t,” teased a fan.

jeopardy!Bialik was announced arsenic the interim guest-host for the crippled amusement successful August.AP

Mayim Bialik filled has been filling successful arsenic a replacement host aft enforcement producer-turned-host Mike Richards resigned this past summertime amid controversy. A slew of impermanent hosts took the reigns of the crippled amusement aft Trebek’s death from crab successful Nov. 2020.

The “Big Bang Theory” star, who dispelled rumors that she was anti-vaxx, and record-setting “Jeopardy!” champ Ken Jennings present share hosting duties for the remainder of the 2021 season.