Alex Trebek's Wife Jean Talks About Hardest Part During His Battle With Cancer

Alex Trebek's wife Jean talks about Alex's battle with cancer
January 3, 2020 - 18:16 / Cynthia Springer

When Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek came out with the tragic news of his pancreatic cancer diagnosis last year, it devastated everybody. Alex's wife Jean has recently opened up about the hardships she and her husband are now faced with in a new interview. 

Alex Trebek, 79, has hosted Jeopardy! now for more than thirty years and has turned him into a television icon. Just last March, the famous TV host revealed that he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Luckily, he has a huge team of support, including his fans and his wife, Jean. The couple have been married for almost as long as he's been hosting Jeopardy! - 30 years! Alex and Jean gave a recent interview on Good Morning America sharing their difficult moments...

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Alex Trebek's wife Jean opens up about Alex's battle with cancer

In their interview with GMA host Michael Strahan, Jean, 54, shared the most difficult part for her when dealing with the unfortunate diagnosis:

“For me, it’s when I see him in pain and I can’t help him. When he doesn’t eat right. When he has too much diet soda.”

Alex Trebek's wife Jean talks about Alex's battle with cancer

Yet, Jean feels incredibly thankful for the amount of support he gets from fans and the contestants on the show. Currently, Alex has no plans on retiring from Jeopardy! so far. He continues to fight the cancer with treatment and courageously resume hosting the game show. During the duration of his career, Alex has won an impressive six Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Game Show Host.

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See more of the GMA interview right here...