'Pee-wee' star Paul Reubens gets laughs and money for charity on 'Celebrity Wheel of Fortune'

George Back
·Producer, Yahoo Entertainment
·1 min read

Actor Paul Reubens appeared on Thursday's Celebrity Wheel of Fortune to raise money for the charity Feeding America. Reubens, who created the iconic Pee-wee Herman character, generated a lot of buzz on Twitter while also generating a lot of money for the needy.

Reubens, who is 68, displayed much of the charm and comedic timing that made him a huge star in the 1980s. Viewers flocked to Twitter to celebrate the rare appearance by the legendary actor.

While he failed to solve the bonus puzzle, Reubens won $52,000 for Feeding America.

Celebrity Wheel of Fortune airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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