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Mayim Bialik Breaks Her Silence on Mike Richards' Exit from 'Jeopardy!'

Mayim Bialik is speaking out after Mike Richards‘ exit from Jeopardy!

It was announced that back in August the Big Bang Theory star would be splitting hosting duties for Jeopardy!, with Mike hosting the daily shows while Mayim took on the primetime and spin-off specials.

Mike then stepped down as the new host of the long-running game show after his past derogatory comments resurfaced.

Mayim shared her thoughts on the controversy in a new essay published at Newsweek.

Click inside to read what she said…More Here! »

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'Jeopardy' Winner James Holzhauer Reacts to Mike Richards' Firing: 'The Witch Is Dead'!

James Holzhauer is celebrating.

The 37-year-old Jeopardy! alum shared his candid thoughts about the firing of executive producer Mike Richards amid controversy on Tuesday (August 31).

“Do I think Mike Richards’s podcast comments were appropriate for polite society? No. But did he deserve the benefit of the doubt for the job he did running Jeopardy? Also no,” he wrote.

Then, he shared a GIF from The Wizard of Oz, which featured the Munchkins singing: “Ding! Dong! The witch is dead!”

In 2019, James Holzhauer won 32 consecutive games, earning over $2.4 million in winnings, making him one of the most successful contestants in the show’s history.

The executive producer of the show faced much backlash and controversy, after details surfaced regarding his past conduct and statements on an old podcast series. Find out what happened.

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Mike Richards Is Out as Executive Producer of 'Jeopardy!' & 'Wheel of Fortune' Amid Scandal

Mike Richards will no longer serve as executive producer of Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune.

The 46-year-old producer, who was briefly named host of Jeopardy! before stepping away, will now also be leaving the production entirely amid controversy, Sony Pictures Television told staff on Tuesday (August 30), via Deadline.

Suzanne Prete, Business and Strategy exec for Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!, sent an internal note to staff on these shows saying he was leaving, with Embassy Row’s Michael Davies stepping in on an interim basis.

Deadline also reported that “all that has transpired over the last few weeks, it was clear that Richards’ position as EP has been too compromised for him to effectively continue in that role.”

The producer of the show faced much backlash and controversy weeks ago once being named host, after new details surfaced regarding his past conduct and statements on an old podcast series. He then stepped down as host.

The Anti-Defamation League called for an investigation after a report surfaced that he made disparaging remarks about Jews, women and other groups in episodes of The Randumb Show in 2013 and 2014.

At the same time, find out who Sony Pictures named as host of the show’s primetime specials and a spinoff series.

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RuPaul Volunteers to Host 'Jeopardy!' After Mike Richards' Exit

RuPaul is ready for his next gig!

While guest hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Wednesday (August 25), the 60-year-old Drag Race host addressed Mike Richards stepping down as the new host of Jeopardy! after his past derogatory comments resurfaced.

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Mayim Bialik to Take Over as 'Jeopardy' Host Temporarily to Replace Mike Richards

For the time being, Mayim Bialik is set to take over as host of Jeopardy.

If you don’t know, Mayim was supposed to share Jeopardy hosting duties with Mike Richards.

Mike was supposed to be hosting each of the daily shows, while Mayim would be taking on primetime and spin-off specials, like Jeopardy! National College Championship, set to air on ABC in 2022.

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Mike Richards Will No Longer Host 'Jeopardy!' Amid Scandal

Mike Richards is out as the next host of Jeopardy!

The 46-year-old producer is stepping aside as host, just over a week after he was announced to succeed the late Alex Trebek as the host of the game show, via Variety on Friday (August 20).

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New Jeopardy! Host Mike Richards Issues New Apology Over Rude Podcast Comments

New Jeopardy! host Mike Richards is issuing an additional apology after he was overheard saying a number of comments about appearances in a resurfaced podcast.

According to The Ringer, Mike had been on a Price Is Right-themed podcast called The Randumb Show from 2013 to 2014, and was heard making statements about women in one-piece swimsuits and also make some rude comments about big noses: “Ixnay on the ose-nay… She’s not an ew-Jay”.

Click inside to read what Mike Richards said about the resurfaced interview…More Here! »