’He Was So Good At This’: Drew Carey On Bob Barker’s Legacy And What He Realized From The Iconic Worth Is Proper Host


Followers of The Worth is Proper and people related to the present are nonetheless mourning the good Bob Barker. The beloved longtime host of the CBS sequence died in August at age 99 after battling Alzheimer’s illness. Quite a lot of stars have been fast to pay tribute to the late TV icon, together with his Blissful Gilmore co-star Adam Sandler and media character Tom Bergeron. The present’s present host, Drew Carey, was amongst these to honor his predecessor, and the sequence additionally aired a particular tribute episode in Barker’s honor. Now, Carey is opening up about what he discovered from the TV staple and explaining simply why “he was so good” at his job.

Bob Barker hosted The Worth is Proper from 1972 till his retirement in 2007 and likewise headlined Reality or Penalties from 1956 to 1975. Even after he left the previous program, he appeared in a number of extra episodes, together with a particular April Idiot’s Day episode, through which he swapped locations with Drew Carey. Following Barker’s dying, ET caught up with Carey on the set of the long-running present. Whereas discussing his mentor’s work, Carey mentioned a key issue that made Barker so profitable: 

He was so good at this. He was so good at regarding individuals and getting them to be relaxed and be themselves. You watch his demeanor and his angle. He by no means appeared burdened.


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