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Alex Trebek Did Not Die — or Leave Millions to Trump Campaign

Alex Trebek Did Not Die — or Leave Millions to Trump Campaign

A viral news article falsely reports that “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died on April 14, leaving his estate to President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. Trebek, who has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, is alive — and there is no evidence he is “a fervent Trump supporter.”