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Jeopardy! Star Ken Jennings Mocks Barron Trump

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A Wednesday Tweet from top Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings appeared to mock President Donald Trump’s youngest son, Barron Trump, who reportedly saw Kathy Griffin‘s vile decapitation stunt and thought his father was dead.

In a tweet flagged by The Washington Times, “Barron Trump saw a very long necktie on a heap of expired deli meat in a dumpster. He thought it was his dad & his little heart is breaking,” Jennings wrote in the Twitter post.

As you might expect, the reaction on the social media outlet was mixed. The trivia champion quickly doubled down when other Twitter users objected to his post.

Jennings also sparred with NBC journalist Frank Thorp V, after he cracked his own joke at the TV personality’s expense:

The Jeopardy! champion later explained that his initial Tweet was actually mocking how the President and his supporters apparently used Barron in a political manner. He cited a Wednesday Tweet from OANN anchor Liz Wheeler.

Barron’s older half brother, Donald Trump, Jr., got in on the controversy by attacking Jennings, who predictably fired back.

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