University Challenge host Jeremy Paxman left fans of the BBC quiz show alarmed on Monday night’s episode. Viewers took to social media to ask if the 71-year-old host was “okay” as fans shared their frustration at him when he deducted points from on team in particular as two teams from Cambridge and London battled it out to get into the quarter-finals.
Paxman has presented the popular BBC Two series for the past 27 years and he is renowned for his blunt deliveries.
Monday’s instalment of the show saw the veteran presenter quiz two teams who were battling it out for a place in the quarter-finals.
The teams were from St John’s College, in Cambridge, and Queen Mary University of London.
Viewers tuned in to see which team would make it through to the next round, but they were soon left questioning Paxman’s decisions when he deducted points from Queen Mary …