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'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak faces backlash for making fun of contestant with a speech impediment

Added 02-23-21 09:20:03am EST - “'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak seemingly made fun of a contestant with a lisp.” - Foxnews.com

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"Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak upset a number of viewers on Monday when he seemingly mocked a contestant with a speech impediment. 

The longtime game show host was trying to keep things light during Monday’s show as he was introducing contestants. While doing so, Sajak spoke with contestant Chris Brimble. After explaining to the host what he does for a living, it became clear to viewers and the host that Brimble speaks with a slight lisp. 

Sajak heard him out and even commented on the importance of his job, bringing technology to older adults. However, the host concluded the brief interview by saying "I thee" instead of "I see." 

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