Jeopardy Contestant Rips Alex Trebek For Suit Made in Child Labor Sweatshop: Low Blow?

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Was that a low blow? Or just lively banter? Either way, Alex Trebek was called out for wearing a suit made in a child labor sweatshop this week on Jeopardy!

Battle of the Decades competitor Tom Kavanaugh was asked by the game show host how he would spend his winnings if he beat out the other contestants.

Trebek said, "Million dollars at stake in this tournament, if you win it you plan to spend a lot of it to work on a documentary, what's the documentary about?"

"It's on sweatshop labor in our country and around the world," the contestant replied, explaining why he had the idea to make this particular film.

"So I went to Bangladesh about 10 years ago and toured a garment factory and thought, 'What if I saw a shirt that I was wearing being made by these people."

"It's to try to put a face on who might make our clothes," he added. "So maybe you can find out the names of the 8-year-olds who made your fancy suit there, Alex."


The audience immediately reacted with gasps and even Trebek took a step back to process the dig ... what do you think of Kavanaugh's comment?

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