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Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek Admits He Almost Lose Hope Amidst His Fight With Cancer

Published Sat Jul 18 2020 By Kenshinpark
Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek Admits He Almost Lose Hope Amidst His Fight With Cancer

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek revealed he told his wife he wanted to die during his rough time with the illness.

Jeopardy! host, Alex Trebek, recently opened up about his battle with pancreatic cancer, and during the interview with the New York Times, the 79-year-old  revealed he went through a rough time.

Alex admitted he told his wife, Jean Currivan, that he wanted to die during his rough period with the illness. Trebek revealed he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in March of 2019.

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While talking with the media outlet recently, Trebek's prognosis worsened since he received encouraging words from doctors last year. Alex admitted he plans to stop treatment if his current treatment fails.

Alex Trebek and his wife Jean Currivan

Alex Trebek and his wife Jean Currivan
Photo Source: Closer Weekly

Trebek said, "Yesterday morning my wife came to me and said, ‘How are you feeling?’ And I said, ‘I feel like I want to die.’ It was that bad."

Alex added, "There comes a time where you have to make a decision as to whether you want to continue with such a low quality of life, or whether you want to just ease yourself into the next level. It doesn’t bother me in the least."

But we must give to the man, his spirit is beyond any words, Despite the difficulties, Trebek is back at hosting the show, and he admitted the show actually helped him recover. 

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