Alex Trebek


The answer? What is a really awkward moment?

Alex Trebek found himself in a uncomfortable situation during the latest episode of Jeopardy! when a contestant accused him of wearing a suit made in a sweatshop.

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?"

The contestant replied.

"It's on sweatshop labor in our country and around the world. 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," Kavanaugh explained.

But then he went ahead and took a jab at Trebek, seemingly out of nowhere!

"It's to try to put a face on who might make our clothes," Kavanaugh added.

"So maybe you can find out the names of the 8-year-olds who made your fancy suit there, Alex."

Oh. Snap.

The audience immediately reacted with gasps and even Trebek took a step back to process the dig.

"What, was that too low? Was that a low blow?" Kavanaugh asked after seeing the shock on everyone's face.

Was it a low blow? Or some lively banter? Tell us in the comments.

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