ALEX TREBEK has DIED at the age of 80

Alex Trebek has died at the age of 80 after battling pancreatic cancer. The beloved Jeopardy! host’s death was confirmed in a statement posted on the gameshow’s Twitter account. “Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friend Thank you, Alex,” the statement read. “Jeopardy!” will continue to air episodes hosted by Trebek, who was last in studio on Oct. 29, through Christmas Day, the show said Sunday. There are currently no plans for announcing a new host. RIP