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Alex Trebek taking short break from Jeopardy after surgery

Alex Trebek took to social media on Thursday to reveal he’s taking a short break from Jeopardy after undergoing brain surgery.

The 77-year-old game show host addressed fans on YouTube in a video recorded at his home.

‘Some of you may have heard by now that during the holiday break I had a slight medical problem,’ Trebek said while sitting on a couch wearing a dark blue Jeopardy cap, yellow sweater and blue jeans. 

 

Excellent prognosis: Alex Trebek took to YouTube on Thursday to let fans know that he was recovering from a medical problem and will resume taping Jeopardy soon

‘Subdural hematoma, blood clots on the brain caused by a fall I endured about two months ago,’ he added.

Trebek said he underwent surgery and after two days in the hospital was sent home to rest.

‘The prognosis is excellent and I expect to be back in the studio taping more Jeopardy programs very, very soon,’ he said.

‘And I want to thank all of you for your concern,’ he concluded.

Popular show: The 77-year-old game show host, shown in January 2011 in New York, suffered blood clots on the brain after falling in October

Popular show: The 77-year-old game show host, shown in January 2011 in New York, suffered blood clots on the brain after falling in October

 



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