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Wasted Wheel of Fortune: Sajak Admits Drunk Hosting

Wheel of Fortune has helped make Pat Sajak and Vanna White household names.  In a recent interview, one of the longtime hosts admits to getting drunk before taping the show.

FOX News Radio’s Sabrina Sabbagh reports:

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Pat Sajak admits to hosting “Wheel of Fortune” after having a few drinks, sometimes even six.

(Sajak) “Vanna and I would go across and have two or three, or six, and then come and do the last shows and have trouble recognizing the alphabet.  They’re really good tapes to get hold of.”

The game show host came clean to the host of a show that airs on ESPN, saying, back then, he could tolerate having a few drinks.  But he also said it was a different show, and he likely wouldn’t risk hosting while tipsy these days.

(Sajak) “Now, you know, if I were to inhale the cork in a bottle of wine, I would probably keel over.  I’m getting a little older for this.”

Sabrina Sabbagh, FOX News Radio.




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