Why they ever went with this guy - when half the world wants LeVarr Burton - was a mystery in the first place. The backlash was already huge before the "scandal" , so this just might be an easy way to correct the problem....
"Canceled: Mike Richards Steps Down as ‘Jeopardy!’ Host After Outcry over Past Comments
Mike Richards is stepping down as the new host of Jeopardy! after the cancel mob attacked him over resurfaced allegations of sexual harassment as well as accusations that he made inappropriate comments about women and Jews. His selection to replace the late Alex Trebek was criticized by many as an act of corporate nepotism due to his tenure as executive producer of the long-running TV game show.
AP reports earlier this week, a report on the website The Ringer revealed demeaning comments about women that Richards had made on a podcast. The clips were removed online after the report was posted."
Of course, trying to find someone who hasn't in some way offended someone somewhere will be an uphill battle, but no one wanted this cat any way.