(NEWSER) – Jeopardy! may not strike you as the sort of game show that would attract the trolls of the Internet, but a first-person piece atBroadly by a former female contestant is proof enough. Talia Lavin appeared on a show that aired in September, and while she didn't win, she drew attention for her final answer: a reference to "Turd Ferguson" from a Saturday Night Live spoof of the game show.
It was funny, and all was well—until Lavin started noticing the comments that began surfacing about her online. Hence, the headline of her piece: "The Ugly, Sexist Aftermath of Appearing on Jeopardy!" She was soon "running a sexualized gauntlet of unwelcome tweets, emails, and Facebook messages replete with explicit sexual material."
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