Complete News World

WDR: Shock to the worship host - The broadcaster takes drastic action

WDR: Shock to the worship host – The broadcaster takes drastic action

WDR: Shock to the worship host – The broadcaster takes drastic action

July 15, 2021 at 6:43 p.m.

WDR legend Christine Westerman.

WDR legend Christine Westerman.

Photo: IMAGO / APress

38 years Christine Westerman For that WDR Active. In 38 years he became the face of the broadcaster. But now everything is over.

The WDR There was light time from Christine Westerman It was reduced to five minutes a month anyway. Now the presenter disappears completely from the TV.

Christine Westerman expelled from WDR program: “Book tips” discontinued

Um WDR– The women’s magazine “Fra TV” gives its book tips once a month. Now the station has abruptly parted ways with cult star Christine Westerman. WDR is said to have decided to end the literary section with Christine Westerman after the summer break, among others, as announced by “T-Online”.

It is said that WDR visitors will no longer be interested in design. However, Christine Westermann precisely wanted to avoid this, so she repeatedly suggested that “book tips” be made more modern. But instead of the new version, the TV is now disabled.


This is Christine Westerman:

  • Christine Julianne Westermann was born on December 2, 1948 in Erbert
  • The journalist has been working for WDR since 1983
  • From 1996 to 2016 Westerman “Zimmer Free!” Hosted the show. Along with Coates Alsman – they were awarded the Grimm Prize in 2000
  • He presents “Book Node” on Sundays on the radio station WDR2
  • Christine Westerman is an author and has already published seven books
  • Since February 25, 2021, he has co-hosted the podcast “Young and Younger” with actor Edin Hasanovic.
  • Christine Westerman has been married to executive adviser Jochen Baller since 2001


WDR: Worship host “shocked” when he learns of his TV exit

However, Christine Westerman’s fans will not go completely empty. Because: The 72-year-old is constantly listened to on radio stations WDR2 and WDR3.

However, for Westerman, the shock of the Cologne broadcaster’s decision is even deeper. In an interview with “SZ” he reveals: “The amount of my feelings after I experienced it: first confusion, anger, sadness, resignation. Leave now.”


More TV News:

RDL star Katja Burkard gets a bad storm – because he said in a live broadcast

ZDF offers a big surprise – for Bella Reddy it was the end of an era

“Goodbye Germany”: Andreas Robbins confesses – Vox acts directly


Journalists and numerous publishers have always felt that “book tips” promote sales. None of them understood the WDR’s decision to throw Rubric off the project. Christine Westerman now wants to start another broadcast.

Born in Erfurt, he has worked for the Cologne broadcaster since 1983. WDR show “Zimmer Free!” Most viewers will have known her since. For 20 years, Westerman and his colleague Coates Alsman have modeled “celebrity children’s birthdays” because they affectionately call this form.

This seems to be in stark contrast to Westerman’s fellow appraiser, Florian Silperison. He can’t save himself from the shows. Only recently has DAS become known.

See also  "Across the Atlantic". Antek Krolikovsky explains why he did not wear a wedding ring to Jonah Obosta