At least two people lost their lives in an attack in front of a synagogue in Halle / Saale on Wednesday afternoon. After such an incident, Joko and Klaas do not want to moderate a live show full of flamboyance.
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Joko Winterscheidt and Klaas Heufer-Umlauf won a TV show against TV channel ProSieben on Tuesday. That's why they got 15 minutes of live broadcast time at their leisure. These were scheduled for Wednesday evening at 20.15 clock. But after the attack in the Paulus district in Halle on the Saale, in which at least two people were killed, the duo says this special at short notice.
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“We decided on it today during the day, it was all rehearsed, everything prepared, but just like you, of course, we also read the papers and watch the news. Something has happened today that makes us feel here tonight Somehow, this is not the right day for it, “says Klaas Heufer-Umlauf with a look at the events in Halle in a Twitter video. “We refrain from our 15 minutes and hope for your understanding,” , sums up.
Many fans comment on the video they shared with their message on Twitter. “Show respect for respect”, somebody writes or says: “Thanks for the statement, right decision.”
Further program changes
RTL has also announced a program change via Twitter. On the transmitter from 20.15 o'clock a special broadcast of “RTL aktuell” will be transmitted to the stop in Halle. For this reason, the live broadcast of the football match Germany against Argentina start only at 20.25 clock.
The first has announced a 30-minute “focal point” to the shots in front of the synagogue in Halle, which deals with the large-scale deployment of the police in Saxony-Anhalt and also deals with the offensive of Turkey against the Kurds.