Earlier today, the world received news that beloved host of Jeopardy, Alex Trebek, had passed away.
After the news broke, many fans and celebrities took to social media to mourn the loss of one of television’s most iconic and enduring personalities.
Disney Executive Chairman and former CEO Bob Iger was one of the first to offer his condolences on Twitter. Iger shared what Trebek meant to all of his friends, family, and fans and shared his condolences for his family. He mourns the loss of “a friend, a colleague, an icon.”
We mourn the loss of #alextrebek -a friend, a colleague, an icon. He graced us with warmth, wit & pure elegance, which is why we welcomed him into our homes night after night, year after year.
We are deeply saddened for his wife Jean, his family & millions of Jeopardy fans.
— Robert Iger (@RobertIger) November 8, 2020