Anxious Mayim Bialik whistled back at the Jeopardy! backlash. The game show host shared with her fans how she calms her nerves during tough times. She looked a little worked up when she “whistled incessantly.” Mayim rocked a makeup-free look as she chilled out at home.
In late July, the game show announced that Ken Jennings and Mayim Bialik will continue to swap duties as the permanent full-time hosts. The reaction has been mixed at best.
Ken has received his share of criticism, but it seems like Mayim has gotten the brunt of the backlash. She’s been attacked for everything from her appearance to how she handles the game.
Jeopardy! host still gets backlash
Ken Jennings has been hosting Jeopardy! since Season 39 returned in September. Over on ABC network, Mayim Bialik is hosting the spinoff called Celebrity Jeopardy! She still gets backlash from the fans to this day. During a previous broadcast, some of them took to social media to call her “tasteless” and “morbid.”
Contestants Joel Kim Booster, John Michael Higgens, and Wil Wheaton competed for the chance to win for the charity of their choice. One of the categories had an “A” in all of the responses. One clue had some spinning. Jeopardy! fans were appalled when the question mentioned suspected murder A. Brian Laundrie.
Mayim Bialik got most of the backlash on Twitter. Even though she doesn’t write the questions, she still somehow got the blame. This comes amid ongoing criticism for the way she handles the game. Some fans argued that she slowed down the pace of the quiz show.
“Watching Jeopardy! and low and behold they ask a casual question about alligators referencing Brian Laundrie!” one fan wrote. “Oh Mayim. Oh Jeopardy!”
Mayim Bialik has been the host of the popular game show since 2021. Like everyone else, she tried out for the show fair and square. However, some fans think the other celebrity guest hosts were better suited for the position. Amid the fan backlash, Mayim shared some of her soothing tips.
Mayim Bialik deals with anxiety
On Tuesday, November 22, Mayim Bialik shared an Instagram video to her personal account and the Breakdown account. She shared tips on how she “calms her anxiety.” The 46-year-old wore a gray hooded sweatshirt over her black T-shirt. She also wore small gold hoop earrings and black framed glasses.
Mayim looked relaxed at home. She told her 4.1 million followers what she does to “calm my anxiety.” Some of her favorite tips include eating chocolate, meditating, and whistling. Mayim demonstrated her whistling abilities. She looked annoyed while she did it, to prove that helps during those annoying moments.
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