Sajak: Worst has passed' and he'll return to Wheel of Fortune'
David Becker/Getty Images(CNN) - Pat Sajak tweeted for the first time since his emergency surgery last week. The "Wheel of Fortune" host underwent surgery Thursday for a blocked intestine, canceling a taping session for the show. "Happy to say that the worst has passed, and I'll be out of the hospital in a day of two, then back to work (unless @TheVannaWhite has completely taken over!)" White said in a tweet the show without Sajak was like "a word without vowels." "I'll fill in the blanks until you return," White's tweet read.
Vanna White hosts 'Wheel of Fortune' as Pat Sajak undergoes surgery
Vanna White stepped in to host "Wheel of Fortune" after host Pat Sajak had emergency surgery, according to the show's Twitter account. (CNN) - Vanna White stepped in to host "Wheel of Fortune" after host Pat Sajak had emergency surgery, according to the show's Twitter account. "Our taping on Thursday was canceled because host Pat Sajak underwent successful emergency surgery to correct a blocked intestine," the game show tweeted. Taping resumed today as scheduled and Vanna White has stepped in as host." Friday's taping seemed to have gone well, White was joined by Disney characters Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto.
Contestant uses his intro to say he's trapped in loveless marriage
One contestant on Monday night's episode of "Wheel of Fortune" used his introduction with host Pat Sajak to tell viewers he is "trapped in a loveless marriage" to an "old battle-axe." The big-bearded contestant Blair Davis, from San Diego, said he owned a small trucking business, then went on to describe his family. "I've been trapped in a loveless marriage for the last 12 years to an old battle-axe named Kim," Davis told the crowd. "Absolutely, I love them like nobody's business," Davis said, smiling. Davis made some fans on Twitter laugh, with one writing, "About to start watching Wheel of Fortune again."
Wheel of Fortune contestant search spins into South Florida
Here's how the contestant search works :Everyone who comes to a Wheelmobile event will receive a color-coded application. On stage, staff will do a brief interview with each contestant and play a version of the Wheel of Fortune Speed-Up Round. (Wheel of Fortune hats, t-shirts and duffle bags are just some of the stuff you might win.) Eligibility requirements :You must be at least 18 years of age to be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune. The applicant understands that Wheel of Fortune is under no obligation to use him/her as a contestant.