Alex Trebek, Host of Jeopardy suffers Heart Attack
The host of Jeopardy!, Alex Trebek has suffered a mild heart attack and is currently recovering in a hospital in Los Angeles. The heart attack was first reported to the media on Sunday June 24th, by Alex Trebek’s spokeswoman. She stated that Alex was admitted to the Cedars-Sinai medical centre on Saturday, with what doctors are calling a “Mild Heart Attack.”
Trebek is expected to recover from the heart attack and will resume his role as the host of Jeopardy in the shows next season which will begin next month.
This isn’t the first health issue that Trebek has faced in recent years. In 2011 his hotel room was burglarized while staying in San Fransisco. While attempting to apprehend the thief, he injured his leg and was in a cast for 6 weeks. In 2007, Trebek suffered his first heart attack, and spent 4 days in hospital.
Alex Trebek has been hosting the game show for the past 28 years