“Fuck the EBU*”, Eurovision in the ear of the storm

Since the exclusion of Joost Klein, candidate from the Netherlands, from Eurovision, the future of the competition has been called into question.

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Cédric Petit

Co-head of MAD, Journalist in the Culture department

By Cédric Petit

Published on 05/15/2024 at 4:40 p.m.
Reading time: 2 min

TLiterally translated, it would be something like “In het oor van de cycloon”, although the book by French humorist Guillaume Meurice, published in March, was not published for Dutch speakers. This Thursday, and perhaps off the Flemish radar, the fate of clown of the band of Great Sunday evening on France Inter will be fixed, after the meeting to which he was invited by the management of Radio France, two weeks ago, and which could result in his dismissal. Why is that ? A joke made during his column in the Sunday show, in which he praised the most fashionable disguise for Halloween, that of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, that, for the image, Meurice appears as “a kind of Nazi without foreskin. It was the end of October.

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