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    Whoopi Goldberg Now Wants To Host ‘Wheel Of Fortune’ As Pat Sajak Retires After Shaming ‘American Idol’

    Pat Sajak’s retirement from America’s favorite game show, ‘Wheel of Fortune,’ after four decades is the end of an era! The show started airing on NBC in January 1975. After the first host, Chuck Woolery, exited the show in 1981, Pat Sajak filled in the space, and he has been the reigning host for the longest time. Pat’s departure has yet again made the spot vacant, and Whoopi Goldberg is excited to fill it.

    Whoopi Goldberg has been a Hollywood darling, but she has gained a notorious and controversial image in recent times. She has been hosting ‘The View’ since 2001, after Rosie O’Donnell departed. But the actress has made some strong comments about the Holocaust that have created controversy for her. But it would be exciting to see Goldberg host the show.

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    Whoopi Goldberg Thinks Hosting ‘Wheel Of Fortune’ Would Be Lots Of Fun

    Whoopi Goldberg and Ken Jennings on 'The View'
    Whoopi Goldberg and Ken Jennings on ‘The View’ discussing Pat Sajak’s retirement from hosting ‘Wheel of Fortune’

    During the recent episode of ‘The View,’ Whoopi Goldberg, “Jeopardy!” host Ken Jennings, and other co-hosts sat down to discuss Pat Sajak’s retirement. Ken Jennings talked about his take on Pat’s retirement after hosting ‘Wheel of Fortune’ for 40 years.

    He said, “Well, Pat’s a legend, I mean, over 40 years? And the price of a vowel has not gone up one penny; I mean, no one controls inflation like Pat Sajak.”

    Jennings continued, “I mean, ‘Jeopardy!’ had its own succession crisis. Hopefully ‘Wheel’s’ got an envelope somewhere that says, ‘What to do when Pat packs it in.’ “ Whoop chimed in on the conversation, saying, “I want that job,” as she thinks it would be fun to do it.

    Pat Sajak announced his retirement on Twitter, writing, “Well, the time has come. I’ve decided that our 41st season, which begins in September, will be my last. It’s been a wonderful ride, and I’ll have more to say in the coming months. Many thanks to you all. (If nothing else, it’ll keep the clickbait sites busy!)”

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    The Host Recently Criticized ‘American Idol’

    Whoopi Goldberg
    Whoopi Goldberg

    Whoopi Goldberg has some strong opinions about the reality singing show, ‘American Idol.’ It recently wrapped its 21st season, and Iam Tongi made history by winning the show as the first AAPI member. He was competing with Megan Danielle and Colin Stough for the title. But Goldberg considers the show “the beginning of the downfall of society.”

    During an episode of ‘The View,’ Whoopi said, “We as a society love to watch stuff to judge folks. I’ve always thought that the beginning of the downfall of society was with — what’s the name of that show?” She asked for help from a producer on the set. The producer replied, “ABC’s ‘American Idol?” Whoopi said, “It was not always on ABC. When it began, it was on another network.”

    The ‘Ghost’ actress explained, “Once we gave people the ability to judge other people, I think we ran amok with it, and it’s gone out of control… They invited the public to decide who that person was. Once we did that, it began us in a cycle.”

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    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise is a Sub-Editor at FirstCuriosity. He has more than 2 years of experience in Entertainment content writing with the organization. Besides being a journalist and humanist, he loves cinema and intersectionality, basically everything that screams love, hope, and of course, Lady Gaga. Nishant loves and breathes popular culture, music, especially hip-hop and pop, and the royal family drama. Along with that, he takes great interest in the happenings in the technology world and politics. He is an LGBTQIA+ ally. Approach him with an apple juice to discuss Modern Family, Pose, and Schitt’s Creek.

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