United Kingdom

Jeopardy! contestant praises Ken Jennings in front of Mayim Bialik


A JEOPARDY! contestant praised Ken Jennings as she told an anecdote to Mayim Bialik tonight.

Ken and Mayim are currently battling it out to be named as the show’s new permanent host.

1

As tonight’s host Mayim, got to know contestant Li-Mae McClellan , she uncovered an interesting anecdote about the law student from St Louis, Missouri.

The Big Bang Theory alum asked: “You had a career change a few years ago, and did it have something to do with Ken Jennings?”

Li-Mae revealed: “It was at a time in my engineering career, I was a little disillusioned, maybe looking for an exit

“And I just happened to read an article where Ken said he was so glad he got Jeopardy because he wanted an exit from his career.”

Ken previously worked as a softwarer engineer before his rise to fame on the game show.

The contestant continued: “And he was ‘so desperate’ he considered law school.

“And I thought ‘well maybe I’ll go to law school.’”





Source link