‘Wheel of Fortune’ host Pat Sajak undergoes emergency surgery; Vanna White to step in
CULVER CITY, Calif. (WJW) – Vanna White is filling in as the host of “Wheel of Fortune” after Pat Sajak underwent emergency surgery this week.
According to a post on the show’s official Twitter account, he went in to correct a blocked intestine.
Taping was cancelled for Thursday and resumed again on Friday with Vanna’s assistance.
“He is resting comfortably and looking forward to getting back to work,” the show noted in the post.
There was also a photo of the board with a custom message that said “Get well soon Pat!”
Our taping on Thursday was canceled because host Pat Sajak underwent successful emergency surgery to correct a blocked intestine. He is resting comfortably and looking forward to getting back to work. Taping resumed today as scheduled and Vanna White has stepped in as host. pic.twitter.com/09zYOCE4hL
— Wheel of Fortune (@WheelofFortune) November 8, 2019