As Diana Ross sings, “You possibly can't hurry love” — or, apparently, a stumped “Jeopardy!” contestant.
A few opponents throughout Monday night time's episode had been supremely embarrassed following their mutual loss throughout Closing Jeopardy.
The clue given: “In 2021 at age 95, this singer achieved a Guinness World File for the oldest individual to launch an album of latest materials.”
The right reply: Tony Bennett, who launched “Love for Sale” final yr with Woman gaga, incomes him the record-breaking title.
Sadly for contestants Karen Johnson, who put down $7,401 of her $15,400 money, and defending champion Finn Corrigan, who provided up his entire $11,400 pot, the reply was not their guess of Diana Ross — who's, by the best way, simply 77 years younger.
Participant Margaret Chipowsky, nevertheless, did nail the reply, wagering $9,000 of her $9,800 earnings and bringing her complete to $18,800.
An embarrassed Johnson later despatched her “deepest apologies” to the legendary R&B singer on Twitter for the gaffe.
“I didn't actually suppose you had been the reply, however was working out of time and needed to put one thing! ??,” she tweeted on Tuesday.
Corrigan, who misplaced the whole lot along with his large guess, echoed Johnson's protection.
“Me too!” he wrote. “I knew she was not almost that previous however higher to put in writing one thing than nothing. Simply glad we're on this collectively hahahaha.”
The previous Supremes founder did launch an album of latest music final yr, known as “Thank You.” She additionally earned a Guinness World information title in 1993 with the lofty title “Most Profitable Feminine Singer of All Time” — not too shabby for a girl whose 78th birthday comes this Saturday, March 26.