Well, that was fast!
The newly named host of Jeopardy, Mike Richards, has stepped down from the role citing controversy from “past incidents and comments.”
He’ll continue to serve as Executive Producer of the show. Guest hosts will return in meantime.
BREAKING: Mike Richards has quit as the host of ‘Jeopardy!’ amid an uproar over his past misogynistic comments. Richards, the show’s executive producer who was chosen for the role last week, said moving forward as host would be a ‘distraction.’ https://t.co/YvjZqQYcfc
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 20, 2021