Jeopardy’s Celebrity Contestants Don’t Know Who NFL Star Cam Newton Is: ‘We Don’t Do Sports!’

Cam who? On Tuesday, May 17, respected news reporters Anderson Cooper, Lara Logan and Michael Steele plead ignorance to a question on Celebrity Jeopardy with the answer “Who is Cam Newton?”

The three contenders looked visibly nervous as show host Alex Trebek posed the question, which was filed under the category Just the Facts.

“The Carolina Panther who was the first NFL rookie to pass for over 4,000 yards,” he read off the blue screen.

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After a few awkward moments of silence, 60 Minutes correspondent Logan, 45, waved her hand dismissively and told Trebek, “We don’t do sports.”

Cooper, 48, shook his head as well, and MSNBC political analyst Steele stood at his podium looking unsettled. A confounded Trebek had no choice but to give away the answer to move the game along.

“I will help you,” he said. “It’s Cam Newton.”

Cooper immediately reacted with a joking, “Of course!” and Steele, 57, quipped, “We knew that.”

Watch the hilarious video above and relive that moment.

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