By Claire Spellberg / news.com.au
What is … a deeply bizarre personal anecdote?
This week, a Jeopardy contestant thoroughly embarrassed herself when she recalled the “troubling experience” of accidentally riding the New York City Subway to Jamaica, Queens. That’s it! That’s the whole story. She was just in Queens, and she was scared. The end.
All jokes aside, let’s back up a bit. On Monday’s episode of Jeopardy, interim host Ken Jennings interrupted the game to introduce viewers to contestant Karen Ellestad, a Frankfort, Kentucky native who works as a chaplain in Georgia.
A Jeopardy contestant named Karen really said one of her most terrifying experiences was accidently taking the subway to Jamaica, Queens ?♂️ pic.twitter.com/Bc034Qfxlh— Lei Takanashi (@Lei_Takanashi) February 16, 2021
The rest, as they say, is history…