Fans questioned why the show decided to mention laundry in the allusion to “fish”.

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. – “Celebrity Jeopardy!” Fans are calling a gesture that appeared on Sunday evening’s show “offensive” and “disrespectful”.

During the episode, actors John Michael Higgins, Wil Wheaton and Joel Kim-Booster were given a clue for a category called “The ‘A’ List”, meaning all answers started with the letter “A”.

“In 2021, fugitive Brian Laundry ended his days in the Myakkahatchee Creek region of Fla., home to these long and toothy critters,” read host Mayim Bialik.

“What are fish?” Booster answered correctly.

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The gesture sparked backlash online, with some calling it “in bad taste”.

“…You couldn’t find any other clues for ‘fish’?” wrote one Twitter user.

Gabby Petto was reported missing in July 2021, weeks after she left on a cross-country road trip with Brian Laundry, when her fiancé returned to their Northport home without her.

Laundry’s refusal to speak to authorities and subsequent disappearance set the internet on fire, with several online personalities determined to solve the case.

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Gabby Petito was found dead in Berger-Teton National Forest in September. An autopsy determined she had been “manually strangled to death.”

Authorities say his fiancée, Laundrey, later committed suicide Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Parkleaving behind a notebook in which he confessed to her murder.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline can be reached 24/7 at 1-800-799-7233.

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