Nearly six million people in Germany witnessed ZDF “Dream Ship” Florian Silbereisen sail to Sweden with Captain Max Parker on Boxing Day. A different travel destination was originally planned. Instead of Scandinavia, it should go to the Maldives – with presenter Wayne Carbondale and comedian Luke Mogridge. But ZDF decided not to air this episode “T-Online” Discovered on request.
“Due to public debate about Luke Mogridge in the fall of 2021, ZDF postponed the episode ‘The Dream Ship – Maldives’ to a later date,” a spokesman for the TV station told the news portal.
ZDF continues to collaborate with Mogridge
Luke Mogridge reported the allegations against him on social media last summer and from an ex-partner’s complaint, according to his own account, realized an incident of attempted rape one night. The comedian has denied the allegations and closed the case involving the public prosecutor in Cologne. The 32-year-old is currently retiring; As announced in a video on his Instagram account shortly before Christmas, he wants to report back in 2022 with a new tour.
In the episode “Tramshiffs”, which was filmed in early January last year, Mogridge plays a ship’s cook – who, like his comedian Bülent Ceylan, appeared on ZDF on Boxing Day. The episode with Ceylon, which met with little excitement among viewers, should actually have only run this year at Easter. ZDF “t-online” reported last October that it had now decided to bring it forward.
According to the news portal, despite allegations of sexual harassment against women, cooperation with Mockridge has not stopped. ZDF spokesman quoted “D-Online” as saying, “The episode is over and will be aired later. It is not yet known exactly when the episode will air. Was said to be able to show.
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