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Well… that was awkward.
On last night’s Jeopardy, Drake was the answer to a $400 clue in the “Historical Acts” category, which put Trebek in the awkward position of rapping lyrics to “Jumpman.” Try not to cringe.
Just heard Alex Trebek recite some lyrics from Jumpman……why ya’ll make him do this?
— Justin Reece (@KyloReece) October 27, 2016
That’s not even the worst part: According to Kathryn Stuart, who was watching to support her brother, returning champion George Stuart, Trebek actually re-recorded the clue—and Jeopardy aired the wrong clip.
The whole thing makes Drake’s appearance on Saturday Night Live’s “Black Jeopardy” that much funnier.
Austin Powell is the managing editor of the Daily Dot. His work focuses on the intersection of entertainment and technology. He previously served as a music columnist for the Austin Chronicle and is the co-author of The Austin Chronicle Music Anthology.