Alex Trebek ate “four to five chopped brownies”, woke up a few days later


Alex Trebek admitted that he had tried recreational drugs even once while drinking “four to five hash brownies”.Confession comes via his new book, The answer is… Reflections on my life. In memories, the Danger! the host admits he smoked pot as a potential arthritis cure and once tried cocaine, but didn’t like the way he burned his nose.

Meanwhile, the history of brownie goes back to one night in the 1970s. “I went to this party in Malibu and they had hash brownies,” Trebek recalled in a 2015 interview with Howard Stern. “I love chocolate and have had four or five hash brownies. The party was on a Friday night, I only left their home on Monday morning. No exaggeration! ”

The answer is… provides extensive details about the life and career of Trebek, the longtime game show host who has remained relatively private off-screen. The memoir chronicles Trebek’s childhood as a classroom clown, his brief stint in military college and later his foray into Canadian radio.

In the early 1970s he came to the United States as a game show host The magician of chances. It would bounce back through several other programs – including High Rollers, Double dare, Battlestars and The $ 128,000 question – before landing with Danger! in 1984. Since then, he has held the position of facilitator of the classic quiz.

Trebek was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer in 2019. In a recent video update, the TV personality noted that his treatment “is paying off, although it tires me a lot. My numbers are good. I feel good.

Good that Danger! is currently on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, the host hopes to return to the studio to record new episodes soon. “It’s a quality program, and I think I’m doing a good job hosting it,” said Trebek to New York Times. “When I start to slide, I stop hosting.”


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