The longtime host made fun of contestant Chris Brimble, sparking outrage on social media
“Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak bothered many viewers on Monday when he mocked a contestant with a speech impediment.
The longtime game show host was trying to keep things light during Monday’s show as he was presenting the contestants. While doing so, Sajak spoke to contestant Chris Brimble. After explaining to the host what he does for a living, it becomes clear to the audience and the host that Brimble speaks with a bit of agility.
Sajak listened to her and even commented on the importance of her job, bringing technology to older adults. However, the host concluded the short interview by saying “I you” instead of “I see”.
Brimble, however, laughed the moment away as viewers, who were upset about Sajak’s apparent mockery of speech impediment, took to Twitter to vent their outrage.
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“Did @patsajak just make fun of a contestant ??” A user wrote.
“@patsajak hey d —- bag, say a cheap shot mocking a contestant with a lisp. I teach speech therapy. You’re on the air for a very long time. It’s time for you to retire. . Aggressive and only funny to idiots like myself, ” Added a particularly angry viewer.
“Hopefully you learn from your mistake and stop making fun of them with a lisp. As a woman who has lived her whole life with one (and my parents put me in speech classes when I The first time I was going to school as a youngster), I was horrified that you make such nonsense, ” A third user wrote.
“As someone your age, who grew up with hearing of a spoiled cousin, I was taught that we made fun of their speech patterns. To this day I wouldn’t think of doing what you did, so your Not on ‘exemplary’. ‘High horse about it. You were 100% wrong. Better yourself! Added another user.
When the ‘forefront’ is jazzy, he asked the ‘unauthorized’ question: ‘I am very happy!’
“@patsajak is the obvious reason Trebek was always a better host than you,” Another rough audience wrote.
“@patsajak you must be a Trumpster supporter who is making fun of people with speech impediments. You are on my mind for nothing! The producers want to get rid of this overpaid Moran and any decent guy hosting the show Give time to get it! ” Wrote another.
Representatives of Sajak did not immediately respond to Granthshala News’ request for comment.
According to Yahoo entertainment, The game of Brimble was not thrown at all from the host’s job. He Earned $ 12,250 in prize money, but simply fell short to advance on the bonus puzzle and win.
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At the end of the show, Sajak touches on the contestant for a moment of his interview, which had nothing to do with the offending joke. Brimble questioned how to get married until she is considered a “newlywed”?
“You know my marriage has been 31 years and I still feel like a newlywed,” Sajak told Wanna White In the show Applause from the crowd. “It’s going to be a big night at the Sajak house.”