Thomas Gottschalk annoys the audience
On Saturday there was a big “Wetten, dass…?” on German ZDF. Co-host Michelle Hunziker avoided intimate questions, Thomas Gottschalk upset fans.
Thomas Gottschalk had to after the revival of the broadcast “Wetten, dass ..?” take heavy criticism.
Laszlo SchneiderEditor of People
The guest list of Saturday night’s show was impressive: Thomas Gottschalk (72) and co-host Michelle Hunziker (45) welcomed pop star Robbie Williams (48), acting legend John Malkovich (68) and soccer player Giulia Gwinn (23) – Switzerland guests or By the way, in There were no betting candidates for Friedrichshafen: although the SRF paid 100,000 francs for the broadcasting rights “Wetten, dass ..?” According to the broadcaster, several people opted out for scheduling reasons.
With more than 10 million viewers, the show’s ratings have been excellent – although last year’s revival saw even more, almost 14 million. Despite the joy of broadcasting the iconic format, many fans on the Internet complained about Gottschalk in particular.
Notes on Hunziker’s love life fall flat
He is accused of not thoroughly preparing for his guests. For example, he asked footballers Gwinn and Alexandra Popp, 31, “You shouldn’t be asking about your age, but you probably are, aren’t you?”, before calling Gwinn by the wrong name (“Giuliana” instead of “Giulia”).
Among other things, the showmaster was accused of a lack of respect – the audience also criticized his statements about co-host Hunziker.
The 72-year-old took the current rumors about the Swiss’s love life as an opportunity to untie one or the other, saying: “As soon as I leave, you’ll end up in the arms of the six-pack doctor. ,” Gottschalk joked about the Hunzikers’ relationship with celebrity doctor Giovanni Angiolini, 41. Hunziker’s marriage to the singer Eros Ramazzotti (59) also entered his repertoire of statements (“Your fingerprint. Eros Ramazzotti already had it on his stomach today”) – she coldly countered: “But you are cheeky today…” . A user commented on Twitter: Men could be glad that women are so good at hiding embarrassment, including disgust. Aside from the show’s embarrassment, Hunziker beamed at how happy she is to have become a grandmother in April – her daughter Aurora, 25, is five months pregnant. But she didn’t let anything be imagined about the much-speculated love comeback with her husband Tomas Trussardi (39), from whom she separated at the beginning of the year.