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LeVar Burton, Fan Favorite to Host 'Jeopardy,' Reacts as News Mike Richards Might Have Landed Gig Instead

LeVar Burton, Fan Favorite to Host 'Jeopardy,' Reacts as News Mike Richards Might Have Landed Gig Instead

Fans are so upset that LeVar Burton, the fan favorite choice to host Jeopardy! after the tragic death of Alex Trebek last year, seems to have been passed over in favor of Mike Richards.

Many were rooting for LeVar, and he felt the fanfare on Twitter. He reacted with a statement to his fans that were pulling for him to land the gig.

Click inside to read LeVar Burton’s statement…

LeVar posted, “I have said many times over these past weeks that no matter the outcome, I’ve won. The outpouring of love and support from family, friends, and fans alike has been incredible! If love is the ultimate blessing and I believe that it is, I am truly blessed beyond measure. 🙏🏾”

The report about Mike being in “advanced negotiations” did mention that others were still in the running. Stay tuned.

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