Whoopi Goldberg Says She Wants to Host ‘Wheel of Fortune’ After Pat Sajak Announces His Retirement – Deadline

Whoopi Goldberg wants to get back into game shows as host of wheel of fortune After Pat Sajak announced he was retiring from the job after 40 years.

when Danger! Host Ken Jennings made an appearance on the view This morning, co-host Alyssa Farrah Griffin asked him for his reaction after Sajak said he was stepping down.

Another legendary game show host, Pat Sajak, just announced that he is retiring from it wheel of fortune at the end of next season. What is your reaction to the news, and any thoughts on who should replace him? Griffin asked.

In the middle of asking Griffin, Goldberg is heard saying, “I want this job.”

Jennings hoped that “wheel I got an envelope saying what to do when the next host leaves Jeopardy “Special Succession Crisis”.

Joy Behar jumped in and said, “Whoopi wants this job.”

Goldberg confirmed, “I want this job. I think it would be a lot of fun.”

Behar further suggested that “Sarah [Haines] And I can be Vanna White. We will take turns walking back and forth and pointing to the letters.

Goldberg will be no stranger to game shows as she was a producer on the 1998 revival Hollywood Squares And it became the “Center Square”.

On Monday, Sajak announced that he was stepping down as host wheel of fortune After season 41 of the syndicated game show.

“Well, the time has come. I have decided that our 41st season, which begins in September, will be our last,” Sajak said in a statement. “It has been an amazing journey, and I will have more to say in the coming months. thank you very much all. If nothing else, it will keep clickbait sites busy! “

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