Aaron Rodgers had fun recalling a controversial Green Bay Packers moment when he debuted as a guest host on “Jeopardy!”
In the episode that aired Monday, Packers quarterback Rodgers asked applicants to identify the daytime TV personality who, upon accepting a Lifetime Achievement Emmy, said, “Just take … 10 seconds to think about the people who have helped you become who you are. “
The answer is Mr. Rogers.
But a competitor, Scott, wrote: “Who wanted to throw this basket?” – in reference to this appeal in the Packers’ NFC Championship clash against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Rodgers laughed at the gag.
“That’s a great question, should be correct,” he replied. “But unfortunately for this game today, that is incorrect.”
Rodgers then reflected on the joke and experience of filming the game show during an Instagram Live with his fiancee, actor Shailene Woodley.
“Just a little glimpse, as the host at my podium, I can see what they write. So I saw him start to write something about the kick to the basket and then I had to get to my seat and I didn’t see the rest of his writing. [but] I knew there would be some kind of humor there, ”he said.
“I still don’t know why we threw this basket,” Rodgers added.
The quarterback also revealed he has no plans to quit football – but wouldn’t rule out hosting the game show again.
“I just won MVP. I still have a lot of stuff left in the tank. I will always be playing and would love to host “Jeopardy!” at the same time, ”he said. “‘Peril!’ films five shows a day, 46 days a year. That’s 230 episodes. And I work six months a year, so the other six months, I would probably have time to shoot 46 days I think.
Watch the Instagram live here:
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