For Hasan Minhaj’s apology, “Trying to Make Jeopardy! Fun”


We will take Hasan MinhajAlex.

The comedian recently explained the backlash he received from his Oct. 30 episode of Celebrity Jeopardy! While making an appearance The Tonight Show.

“This week I was on Celebrity Jeopardy! and now fans of Jeopardy! hate my guts,” Hasan revealed to host Jimmy Fallon Nov. 3. “I have this unique power to piss off dedicated nerds.”

The writer shared that he was on the show to raise money for the International Relief Committee, which gives money to the victims of the Pakistan floods.

“I’m playing the show and I’m passionate,”He continued. “I was just playing with vigor and passion,”Jimmy then played a montage featuring some of Hasan’s best songs. “passionate” moments—jumping up and down when answering questions or adding a little comedy to each response—from the episode.

What did the 37 year-old think about his performance in the long-running NBC show? “I was into it!”He said: “And if you get it right, hang on the rim!”

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