The “Wheel of Fortune” host, Pat Sajak, discusses how he underwent emergency surgery a month ago for a blocked bowel.

Sajak acknowledged to “Good Morning America” in his first interview after the procedure that he had feared dying just before it.

The game show host first felt “excruciating” discomfort in November while taking his daughter for a morning stroll. He was twisted over in agony just hours before he was scheduled to undergo surgery.

He stated, “I was resting on the bed in the foetal position. Doctors use a variety of drugs to try to manage your discomfort. None of it — not a single thing — worked.