âJeopardyâ host Alex Trebek has an important message to kids about stupid people.
On Tuesday, the Canadian TV personality stopped by Ottawaâs Roberta Bondar Public School to help host a geography quiz. While there, one student asked him if he liked his job as âJeopardyâ host, which heâs been doing for over 30 years.
â Erin McCracken (@erin_mccracken) May 3, 2016
âI love what I do and Iâll tell you why,â he said. âBecause I get to appear on a stage everyday with really bright people. I hate spending time with stupid people, because stupid people quite often are prejudiced people. They donât know enough to make sound decisions regarding life or how to treat their fellow man.â
"The most important thing is you finding something youâre good at and something you enjoy doing."
Trebek also offered the kids solid advice about how to be happy: âThe most important thing is you finding something youâre good at and something you enjoy doing. And if you have those two things going for you, youâre going to be happy in your life.â
According to Ottawa Community News, the kids at the Greenboro-based school were excited to meet Trebek and participate in the geography quiz he hosted at their school. Ali Khaled, a Grade 8 participant, described the experience as âunreal.â
â Canadian Geographic (@CanGeo) May 3, 2016
Trebek is currently in Ottawa attending several events. Earlier this week, he was named the honourary president of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society and on Thursday, he will be presented a Key to the City of Ottawa by Mayor Jim Watson.
Introducing our special guest, Emmy-award winning host of Jeopardy & champion of geographic literacy, Alex Trebek: pic.twitter.com/74QCERucp9
â Canadian Geographic (@CanGeo) May 3, 2016
The Mayor announced the news on Twitter last week with a hilarious photo:
Remember to answer in the form of a question. pic.twitter.com/1v8A9J9CIp
â Jim Watson (@JimWatsonOttawa) April 29, 2016
The 75-year-old host will be honoured with a Key to the City of Ottawa âfor his philanthropy and activism, his unrelenting commitment to higher education, and his steadfast loyalty to his alma mater, the University of Ottawa.â
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