“Jeopardy!” winner Julia Markham Cameron received each the battle and the conflict.
After scoring huge on the sport present on Thursday night time, she additionally received over social media for her expressive look.
The Brooklyn-based lawyer took residence $16,450 for her debut “Jeopardy!” contest, visitor hosted by “Big Bang Theory” actress Mayim Bialik.
But it wasn’t her wealth of data that had followers of the sometimes restrained recreation present so fascinated with Cameron.
“I am LIVING for Julia’s facial expressions on Jeopardy! tonight,” said one fan, whose response was shared by many.
Dubbed #JeopardyJulia throughout final night time’s present, individuals couldn’t assist however marvel at Cameron’s quirky countenance. Whether pondering a question with an exaggerated quizzical expression, or stumbling into the flawed answer with a grumble, she by no means stopped serving hilarious appears.
“I won’t lie, I was a bit mesmerized with Julia’s WTF expressions. #Jeopardy,” said another viewer.
“At least Julia is having fun on #Jeopardy,” one fan mused. “It’s not the norm, but nothing wrong with personality. Her quirky faces and comments do eat time though.”
And geek women from around the globe rallied behind the contestant.
“Julia is the embodiment of all of us geeky girls who one day dream of going on Jeopardy, and also happen to talk to ourselves (or the tv) in the privacy of our own home,” one said.
“Julia was the best contestant in the history of #Jeopardy…personality plus…You go gurl!,” added another.
In hopes that the moment might last past Cameron’s successful streak, fans suggested that final night time’s present felt a bit bit extra like a Saturday Night Live sketch, including that Melissa Villaseñor stands out as the excellent impressionist to nail these rubber confronted appears.
Cameron’s whimsy wasn’t solely nicely acquired, however her detractors had been vastly outnumbered.
“I can see the lines are sharply drawn on this one; here’s my two cents: I think she’s adorable!,” wrote one supporter.
“The first time Iaughed watching jeopardy,” concluded one viewer. “That Julia chick is quite the character I hope she have a long winning streak. All the Julia haters can f#$k OF#.”
Meanwhile, “Jeopardy!” diehards had been additionally scrupulously watching host Bialik, one of many a number of celeb visitors to step as much as the rostrum within the absence of the late Alex Trebek. The debate over who ought to substitute the legendary host is heated, to say the least, however followers on social media had been altogether impressed with “Blossom” breakout.
“Mayim Bailik hosting #jeopardy. I think she’s the best one yet,” one reacted.
“Honestly, @missmayim makes a fantastic #Jeopardy host. I would love for her to become the new permanent host,” echoed another.