Controversial "Jeopardy!" champ Arthur Chu extended his winning streak to double digits tonight despite missing two big "Double Jeopardy" bets and guessing wrong on "Final Jeopardy!"
Chu's unconventional style of play has led some of the show's fans to jeer him on Twitter and dub him the "Jeopardy! Villain," but others cheer him and jump on board the #ChuChuTrain, which has been powered by Chu sometimes live tweeting his matches and retweeting his haters.
On tonight's pre-recorded broadcast, despite Chu's missteps, the Chu Chu train kept rolling as he squeaked out a 10th straight victory.
Chu, 30, an insurance compliance worker and voice-over actor from Broadview Heights, Ohio, came in with total winnings of $261,000 -- enough, according to host Alex Trebek, to prompt an ultimatum from Chu's mother.
"She said I have to take care of her now for the rest of her life," Chu told Trebek.
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