‘Jeopardy’ Clueless Contestant Insults Liberals (WATCH)

...And spills a few secrets from behind the scenes

Contestant Beck Sullivan appears on 'Jeopardy'

JEOPARDY contestant Becky Sullivan got a lesson in both politics and floriculture when she got inadvertently insulted liberals during Friday’s episode.

During Final Jeopardy, she was asked for the name of a flower which is also “a disparaging term for people on the political left.”

Her answer: “Pansies.”

The correct response, it turns out, was “bleeding heart.”

Who knew?

After the episode aired, Sullivan took to Twitter and dropped two additional bombshells:  (1) host Alex Trebek can see your answers before they are revealed and (2) even if a contestant loses all of their winnings, he still goes home with a $2000 appearance fee.

Check out the clip of Becky Sullivan on JEOPARDY below.

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