Aaron Rodgers was entertainingly reminded of a controversial Green Bay Packers moment during his debut as a guest host of “Jeopardy!”
In the episode aired Monday, Packers quarterback Rodgers asked contestants to identify the daytime TV personality who, when accepting a Lifetime Achievement Emmy, had said “just take … 10 seconds to think about the people who helped you to become who you are. “
The answer is Mr Rogers.
But one contestant, Scott, cheekily wrote, “Who would kick that field goal?”
“That’s a good question, should be correct,” he replied. “But unfortunately for this game today, it’s wrong.”
Rodgers later reflected on the joke and experience of filming the game show during an Instagram Live with his fiancée, actress Shailene Woodley.
“A little insight as a host on my podium I get to see what they write. So I saw him start writing something about kicking the field goal and then I had to get to my place and I did not see the rest of his writing [but] I knew there would be a kind of humor there, ”he said.
“I’m still not sure why we kicked that field goal,” Rodgers added.
The quarterback also revealed that he had no plans to quit football – but would not rule out hosting the game again.
“I just won the MVP. I still have a lot left in mind. I still have to play and I would very much like to host ‘Jeopardy!’ at the same time, ”he said. “Jeopardy!” film five shows a day, 46 days a year. There are 230 episodes. And I work for six months out of the year, so the other six months I would have time to probably film 46 days I think.
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