‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Ken Jennings Celebrates James Holzhauer’s ‘Reign of Destruction’ With ‘Infinity War’ Joke

The reigning all-time “Jeopardy!” champion Ken Jennings responded to James Holzhauer’s loss on Monday with a reference to “Avengers: Infinity War.”“Actual photo of James Holzhauer walking off stage at Jeopardy, his reign of destruction completed,” Jennings tweeted, along with a still of Josh Brolin’s Thanos from the end of the Marvel superhero team-up.Holzhauer’s months-long winning streak was snapped on Monday when he was finally bested by competitor Emma Boettcher, by nearly $22,000 in the game’s final round.Also Read: 'Jeopardy!': Here Are the Questions That Ended James Holzhauer's Run at Ken Jennings' RecordActual photo of James Holzhauer walking off stage at Jeopardy, his reign of destruction completed. pic.twitter.com/Xdf5PFR3QD— Ken Jennings (@KenJennings) June 4, 2019Holzhauer’s loss came as a huge shock, seeing as the contestant was just $58,485 shy of breaking Jennings’ all-time regular season record at the time of his loss. Holzhauer’s final total amounted to $2,462,216 over 32 “Jeopardy!” games, whereas Jennings scored $2,520,700 over 74 games back in 2004.He was within spitting distance of Jennings’ record before making an uncharacteristically small Final Jeopardy wager in Monday’s episode.Also Read: Why James Holzhauer Wagered So Little Money in His Final 'Final Jeopardy'“I never really believed I could win 75 shows, but I definitely thought I had a great shot at Ken’s cash winnings record,” Holzhauer said in a statement following his defeat.“Emma dominated her warmup games that day, and I knew she would make an extremely tough challenger,” he added. “I was still incredibly impressed by her courage on that ‘True Daily Double.’ I’m proud that it took a top-level player at her absolute best to eliminate me.”Read original story ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Ken Jennings Celebrates James Holzhauer’s ‘Reign of Destruction’ With ‘Infinity War’ Joke At TheWrap

The reigning all-time “Jeopardy!” champion Ken Jennings responded to James Holzhauer’s loss on Monday with a reference to “Avengers: Infinity War.”

“Actual photo of James Holzhauer walking off stage at Jeopardy, his reign of destruction completed,” Jennings tweeted, along with a still of Josh Brolin’s Thanos from the end of the Marvel superhero team-up.

Holzhauer’s months-long winning streak was snapped on Monday when he was finally bested by competitor Emma Boettcher, by nearly $22,000 in the game’s final round.

Also Read: 'Jeopardy!': Here Are the Questions That Ended James Holzhauer's Run at Ken Jennings' Record

Actual photo of James Holzhauer walking off stage at Jeopardy, his reign of destruction completed. pic.twitter.com/Xdf5PFR3QD

— Ken Jennings (@KenJennings) June 4, 2019

Holzhauer’s loss came as a huge shock, seeing as the contestant was just $58,485 shy of breaking Jennings’ all-time regular season record at the time of his loss. Holzhauer’s final total amounted to $2,462,216 over 32 “Jeopardy!” games, whereas Jennings scored $2,520,700 over 74 games back in 2004.

He was within spitting distance of Jennings’ record before making an uncharacteristically small Final Jeopardy wager in Monday’s episode.

Also Read: Why James Holzhauer Wagered So Little Money in His Final 'Final Jeopardy'

“I never really believed I could win 75 shows, but I definitely thought I had a great shot at Ken’s cash winnings record,” Holzhauer said in a statement following his defeat.

“Emma dominated her warmup games that day, and I knew she would make an extremely tough challenger,” he added. “I was still incredibly impressed by her courage on that ‘True Daily Double.’ I’m proud that it took a top-level player at her absolute best to eliminate me.”

Read original story ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Ken Jennings Celebrates James Holzhauer’s ‘Reign of Destruction’ With ‘Infinity War’ Joke At TheWrap