'Jeopardy!' contestant condemns White supremacy, racism amid gesture controversy

Jeopardy! contestant accused of making racist three-fingered gesture after winning three nights in a row calls it 'terrible misunderstanding' while condemning white supremacy 'Jeopardy!' contestant Kelly Donohue has 'unequivocally' condemned White supremacy and racism  Came after viewers accused him of flashing hand gesture that has become synonymous with White supremacist groups on Tuesday's episode Donohue held up three fingers to form an 'OK' sign which he held to his chest tapping it three times  Gesture classified as a symbol of hate by the Anti-Defamation League in 2019 'I absolutely, unequivocally condemn white supremacy and racism of any kind,' Donohue said

By James Gordon For Dailymail.com

Published: 01:23 BST, 1 May 2021 | Updated: 01:23 BST, 1 May 2021

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Jeopardy! winner Kelly Donohue who won three nights in a row on the quiz, and who was accused of using a racist hand gesture, has said he is 'truly horrified' that some interpreted him holding up three fingers as a white power signal.

Donohue made the hand signal on Tuesday night's show as he stretched out three fingers and placed them across his chest.

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'I'm truly horrified with what has been posted about me on social media,' Donohue wrote in a Facebook post.

'I absolutely, unequivocally condemn white supremacy and racism of any kind. People who know me personally know that I am not a racist, but for the public at large it bears repeating: I am not a racist and I reject and condemn white supremacy and all forms of bigotry for the evil they are.

'Jeopardy!' contestant Kelly Donohue has 'unequivocally' condemned White supremacy and racism having been accused of making a racist gesture after flashing the OK sign. He said that it simply represented the three daily wins he had

'Jeopardy!' contestant Kelly Donohue has 'unequivocally' condemned White supremacy and racism having been accused of making a racist gesture after flashing the OK sign. He said that it simply represented the three daily wins he had  

'I absolutely, unequivocally condemn white supremacy and racism of any kind,' Kelly Donohue wrote in a Facebook posting after being accused of making a racist gesture

'I absolutely, unequivocally condemn white supremacy and racism of any kind,' Kelly Donohue wrote in a Facebook posting after being accused of making a racist gesture

'It's shameful to me to think anyone would try to use the stage of 'Jeopardy!' to advance or promote such a disgusting agenda. During the taping of my fourth episode, I was simply raising three fingers to mark my 3rd win. There was nothing more I was trying to indicate,' Donohue explained.

'I deeply regret this terrible misunderstanding. I never meant to hurt a soul and I assure you I am no friend of racists or white supremacists,' his post continued.  

'I hope my

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