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Taking out the trash.

Mike Richards got fired from executive producing “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune.”

🔗 CNN: Mike Richards is now out as executive producer of ‘Jeopardy!’ too

Mike Richards is out as executive producer of “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune,” Sony, the company behind the two shows, announced Tuesday.

The news comes after a turbulent past month for “Jeopardy!” in which Richards was first named its new host and then stepped down about a week later amid controversies which began over his having been named in multiple discrimination lawsuits. The Ringer also had surfaced derogatory comments he made on a podcast, for which he then apologized.