Earlier this month, the news came that a Swedish presenter was in trouble with TV4, after him It is said that he attacked a female colleague During a company party. I mentioned among other things express.
The host is Swede “Sinnasnekker’n” Anders Övfergård (53). He is also the presenter of the program “Robinson”, the accident allegedly occurred during a party for employees in the Dominican Republic.
There he was said to have been drunk and grabbed the woman by the wrists before “starting a wrestling match”. Here he must have raised his voice as well. The reason must be that the woman tried to stop him from riding a quad bike while drunk.
The 53-year-old was fired from the Swedish TV channel. It’s Expressen reports.
TV4 tells the newspaper that it takes what happened very seriously.
– We take what happened very seriously, and at the moment will not continue the planned production with this profile, says program director Vivica Hanson.
– It’s a tough decision, it’s about someone who behaves unacceptably, but is also appreciated. Unfortunately, she adds, I cannot go into more detail out of respect for those involved.
In addition to “Robinson”, Övfergård was a good fit as the host of “Sweden’s Worst Motorists” and “Anders and the Violence”.
The recorded programs will be broadcast as planned, and the channel informs the newspaper.
TV4 has been investigating the incident for a few weeks. They have also been in touch with interested parties to hear their story.
– We have received information about an incident related to the company’s party. We’ll talk to those involved to find out what happened, and take it from there,” TV4’s production director said at the beginning of September.
The former presenter apologized for the incident. He did it in a text message express.
‘It is true that I was unpleasant. I have apologized and will gladly do so. It didn’t go well with me and I’m sorry for that,” he said earlier this month.
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