CNN morning show co-host Don Lemon was upset “Jeopardy!” contestants were speechless about a clue for Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson.
“She’s the first black woman on the Supreme Court & the first Justice to have been a federal public defender,” host and former contestant Ken Jennings read.
When none of the contestants, including the first transgender one, Amy Schneider, remained silent and the buzzer went off, Jennings said, “That’s Justice Jackson. Ketanji Brown Jackson.”
After Lemon takes his glasses off and sighs, “CNN This Morning” co-host Kaitlan Collins said, “I don’t think that’s that surprising. I will say a lot of people don’t know who’s on the Supreme Court.”
Lemon, who used to have a primetime show on the network, pushed back: “These are smart people, though.”
The third co-host Poppy Harlow chimed in:
Harlow complained the contestants should know about President Biden’s “history-making” Supreme Court pick: “She was just confirmed!”