‘WoF’: Maggie Does Vanna White Proud, Pat Sajak Emotional

Maggie, Vanna White & Pat Sajak

Maggie made Vanna White proud. Her father Pat Sajak was emotional. In the latest episode of Wheel of Fortune, he choked back tears as he looked at his daughter. She will take over Vanna’s role as fans share their mixed reactions. Keep on reading to learn the full details of this special episode.

Pat Sajak shows a rare side of himself

On Wednesday’s episode of America’s Game Show, Maggie will take over Vanna White’s role. This made her father Pat Sajak proud. The game show shared a clip teasing tonight’s episode. The celebrity version of Wheel of Fortune airs tonight and features celebrity contestants Vanna White herself and Jeopardy! hosts Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings.

Pat Sajak [Source: YouTube]
[Source: YouTube]
They’re all giving a shot at the wheel. Meanwhile, Maggie will turn the letters. In a recent episode, she admitted that she hopes “to make Vanna proud.” The blonde stunner walked out in a long red evening gown. She stood next to Pat Sajak, who was beside himself. He never thought he would see the day that Maggie would become the next Vanna White.

“I think I’m gonna cry,” Pat Sajak admitted.

The May 10 episode shows Vanna competing against Ken and Mayim. This is definitely a plot twist for fans since celebrities appear in this special primetime version. It’s the first time that the Jeopardy! hosts compete on the show.

Maggie & Pat Sajak [Source: Celebrity Wheel of Fortune - Instagram]
[Source: Celebrity Wheel of Fortune – Instagram]
Fans will have to see if Ken is as good at letters as he is at trivia or if Vanna’s time on the show prepared for her this moment. The three contestants are competing to win up to $1 million dollars for the charity of their choice. The episode will air at 9 P.M. EST on ABC and will be available for streaming on Hulu.

Wheel of Fortune fans react

Most fans are excited about this moment. They’ve been waiting for the show to do something like this forever. However, there are some who are upset that Pat Sajak’s daughter Maggie is taking over for Vanna. They think this is a set-up for her to eventually replace America’s Sweetheart on the game show. Here are some of the comments from a recent post on the Wheel of Fortune Instagram account:

  • “I wish my daddy was famous and could hand me a job without deserving or earning it…. Oh well.”
  • “No offense but please no Maggie as the next vanna.”
  • “We are avid wheel watchers but will no longer support after the way Pat acted tonight.”

What are your thoughts on Maggie doing Vanna White proud? What do you think of Pat Sajak getting emotional? Are you excited to see Maggie fill in for Vanna on tonight’s episode? Sound off below in the comment section.

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Chanel Adams

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