‘Celebrity Wheel of Fortune’: Pat Sajak and Vanilla Ice is the Bizarre Friendship We Never Knew We Needed

by Joe Rutland
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If you have wanted to see Pat Sajak and Vanilla Ice on TV at the same time, then we’ve got your “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” moment.

Sajak welcomes the rap artist known as Vanilla Ice to the Big Wheel as part of Sunday night’s show on ABC.

Before you take a look at the video clip from “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune,” Outsiders, we wanted to give you a heads-up. Sajak asks him what he wants to be called and one name that comes up is Rob. His real name is Robert Matthew Van Winkle.

So, there’s a little more “Ice, Ice Baby” trivia for your tastes. Anyway, take a peek at Sajak and Vanilla Ice cutting it up at this moment from the show’s Twitter account.

If you were paying attention, Outsiders, then you’ll notice longtime Conan O’Brien sidekick Andy Richter to the right of Vanilla Ice.

This is the second season for “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” to be in primetime on ABC. It returned on Sept. 26 with actor Jason Alexander, pro wrestler Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, and “Dancing with the Stars” legend Cheryl Burke.

Besides Ice and Richter, actress-comedian Caroline Rhea is on board. Catch this second episode of a new season of “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” on Sunday night at 9 p.m. Eastern, 8 p.m. Central.

‘Celebrity Wheel of Fortune’ Brings Out The Unique Photo Talents of Alexander, ‘The Miz’

As we said, Outsiders, the second season of the fabled game show, which is full of celebrities, started last Sunday night.

Everyone is looking to win that $1 million for their chosen charity.

Last week, Alexander and “The Miz” were going head to head for the cash prize. But both of them took some time to take a quick selfie. Mizanin is shown in this pic getting Alexander to share a moment with him. It was captured on the game show’s Instagram account.

Sajak and Vanna White are on board with this star-studded nighttime version.

Many game shows have done celebrity-themed episodes before. But this “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” marks the first time for “Wheel of Fortune” to do this. As we said, this is just Season 2 of this version.

Why has it taken so long for “Wheel of Fortune” to do this type of show?

Sajak offered his two cents in an interview with Entertainment Weekly.

“Part of it is, we’ve always been careful about not getting the show overexposed,” Sajak said. “We’ve been on a very long time, and I don’t know how much Wheel is too much. But you don’t want to water the product down too much. And this seemed like the time to do it because of what’s going on in the world.”

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