“Jeopardy!” champion Ken Jennings is attempting to backtrack on years of insults hurled at conservatives and others on his Twitter feed in what some have speculated is a bid for the popular game show’s open host position.

Jennings, who is a Brett Kavanaugh rape truther and currently an interim host of “Jeopardy!” following the death of longtime host Alex Trebek in November, issued a statement on Twitter on Wednesday addressing any “insensitive” and “unartful” content he has shared in the past.

“Hey, I just wanted to own up to the fact that over the years on Twitter, I’ve definitely tweeted some unartful and insensitive things. Sometimes they worked as jokes in my head and I was dismayed to see how they read on-screen,” Jennings wrote, claiming he did not delete his tweets “just so they could be dunked on” and so he wouldn’t be “whitewashing.” He continued the thread by claiming it “wasn’t my intention to hurt anyone.”

“Sometimes I said dumb things in a dumb way and I want to apologize to people who were (rightfully!) offended,” the tweet read. “It wasn’t my intention to hurt anyone, but that doesn’t matter: I screwed up, and I’m truly sorry.”

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Despite Jennings’ opportunistic apology attempts, people are questioning the sincerity of his words following years of disparaging tweets.

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While his range of offensive content is wide, Jennings has made plenty of political jabs in the past, pushing false claims about now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, advocating for the murder of babies in the womb, and insulting people who aren’t left-wing Democrats like he is.

Other notable categories include insulting the disabled, once tweeting that there is “nothing sadder than a hot person in a wheelchair,” joking about cancer patients, and mocking other peoples’ religions, race, and prayers.

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