‘We lost a legend’ — Social media reacts to death of Alex Trebek

Dozens of prominent tributes poured in on social media Sunday as news spread about the death of “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek.

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The beloved TV personality was a household name, with his primetime gameshow beaming into America’s living rooms for nearly 40 years.

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Celebrities and former contestants shared condolences, memories and well-wishes throughout the day.

‘We lost a legend’

‘Like a family member’

‘A deeply decent man’

‘Incredible career, remarkable life’

‘This courageous man’

‘Gracious and funny’

‘A true, true gentleman’

‘One of the sweetest souls’

‘Rest Easy’

‘He helped us’

‘The best in the business’