Pat Sajak, the lifelong host of Wheel of FortuneHe underwent emergency surgery late last month after it was discovered that he had a blocked intestine, and since then he has been recovering at his home in Severna Park, Maryland. Now, the 73-year-old man seems fine, as he made his first public appearance this weekend in the Washington Capitals hockey game against Tampa Bay Lightning.
According to the Capitals blog RMNBSajak attended the game with his daughter Maggie and wore a red Capitals jersey and a black Baltimore Orioles hat. When the cameras found Sajak in the crowd, NBC Sports Washington Broadcaster Craigh Laughlin said: “It's always good to see Pat in the sand. He loves his hockey. He is improving. He says that the worst has happened Joe B after that surgery that Pat and the family so well desire. "
Great news! Pat has returned home where he will continue to recover. Everyone at Wheel of Fortune is glad it is repaired and we hope to have it back! Below is a message that asked us to share with you all: pic.twitter.com/HjEiOII5JW
– Ferris wheel (@WheelofFortune) November 15, 2019
Sajak has kept his fans updated on his Twitter account, and said he celebrated Thanksgiving at home with his family. He also joked that they "discussed politics,quot; when they asked who voted for more blueberries, they also talked about "gender issues,quot; when they tried to find out if their bird was a boy or a girl, and "climate change,quot; was also a problem. Popular topic because the oven was heating the home.
He also thanked his fans for their good wishes during his recent illness, and is happy to say that the worst has happened. Sajak added that he would return to work soon unless Vanna White had taken over completely.
During Sajak's absence from Wheel of Fortune, the puzzle model has long taken over their hosting tasks for two weeks.
Pat Sajak and Vanna White have been hosts Wheel of Fortune since 1982, and the program's Twitter account published a puzzle with the message "Recover Soon Pat,quot;. This is the first time in 37 years that White takes care of the hosting tasks. But, there was an episode in 2013 in which Sajak had to go backstage to watch a replay that was very close to appearing on stage.
While Sajak was gone, White took the opportunity to be in the host role for a few minutes. Vanna White says she tries to entertain the audience even though they don't hear her talk much. She told the Washington Post that she always tries to give fans "a bit of who I am."
"Our spectators are loyal," White said. "They've seen Pat and me together for 30 years. It's like Ken and Barbie. How do you separate them?
Wheel of Fortune It is transmitted from Monday to Friday in syndication.