“Jeopardy!” has a brand-new winner on a hot streak today with Brian Henegar.
While Henegar, who works a typical task as a visitor service representative in LaFollette, Tennessee, has actually emerged triumphant two times up until now on the hit video game program, he’s having a really various experience on social networks after audiences started recommending that his look resembles that of Adolf Hitler.
In a Twitter thread he composed on Tuesday, the night of his launching on the program, the champ stated, “Right now I’m feeling every feeling under the sun reliving my Jeopardy! look. And I’m seeing what a lot of Jerks on Twitter are doing since all they can concentrate on [are] my appearances … So I’m going to be leaving Twitter for a while, see you quickly.”
When somebody recommended he merely obstruct individuals who have actually been bullying him, he verified that his concern was with the Hitler contrasts, composing, “I would like to, however there are actually lots of them comparing my look to among the most wicked people to ever defile the Earth … and it’s a lot when im currently on such a psychological high from winning.”
‘JEOPARDY!’ ENTRANT TORN APART BY FANS AFTER HUGE MISTAKE: ‘SUCH A BUFFOON’
“Jeopardy!” candidate Brian Henegar uses the April 4 episode. (Sony Pictures Television Jeopardy Productions)
“No one has ever stated that to me prior to and it sort of got under my skin,” Henegar confessed in another tweet.
Among the initial posts that compared him to Hitler checked out, “I require somebody in Brian’s life to inform him he kinda appears like hitler.”
‘JEOPARDY!’ CANDIDATE’S REACTION TO INCORRECT ANSWER GOES VIRAL: ‘SAME ENERGY’ AS ‘SOUTH PARK’
Another individual composed, “Brian was so delighted when he won, he triggered rather a führer!”
This is simply a little tasting of these sort of remarks– there are much more, and it’s simple to see why Henegar ended up being overloaded.
“Jeopardy!” participants, consisting of Brian Henegar, on Tuesday’s program. (Sony Pictures Television Jeopardy Productions)
Responding to among those tweets, the “Jeopardy!” winner composed “i’ll slash off the dumb mustache ok?”
He even stated the contrast “makes it difficult for me to delight in the win.”
Amidst all the bullying, numerous fans of the program defended him, praising him on his wins and the positivity and enjoyment he’s shown on the program.
Due to the fact that of the assistance, Henegar decided to go back to Twitter after his quick hiatus, revealing, “So … I’m back on Twitter for the time being at least … I wan na state that seeing these actually painful remarks by some really twitchy individuals made me lose all faith in humankind. Seeing all of your favorable replies, restored it, and after that some. Thank u all and god bless you.”
CLICK ON THIS LINK TO SIGN UP FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLETTER
He did state that he was going to alter his facial hair, and he even shared a selfie of his growing goatee to show it.
He likewise included rather the message to his critics.
“To all of you jerkolas you believed comparing my look to among the most wicked totalitarians, who ever lived was the height of funny, when I get my Jeopardy payouts, I will be making a contribution to the Anti-Defamation League,” he exposed.
CLICK ON THIS LINK TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP
“That method some excellent will originate from your hate. Now … all that having actually been stated, make certain to see me on Jeopardy! this evening … Might be enjoyable.”
Emily Trainham is a home entertainment editor for Fox News Digital.