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Watch Dutch TV present’s reducing parody track of Joost Klein’s Eurovision disqualification




A Dutch TV present have carried out a savage parody model of Joost Klein’s Eurovision disqualified track ‘Europapa’.

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The Netherlands’ Eurovision entrant was disqualified from the comPetition in Malmö, Sweden after being accused of creating verbal threats in the direction of a feminine member of manufacturing crew, police stated.

The artist was positioned underneath investigation by organisers Friday (Could 10) as a result of an “incident” and was not allowed to carry out on the ultimate gown rehearsal.

The EBU, which organises the comPetition, stated in an announcement: “Whereas the authorized course of takes its course, it will not be acceptable for him to proceed within the Contest.”

The Dutch satirical recreation present Even tot hier have since recreated their very own model of Klein’s track, carrying the identical blue swimsuit and singing new lyrics to the identical thumping digital beat.

Their track as a substitute begins with the (translated) lyrics: “We’re out of Europe / EBU screwed the Joost there / Fuck off, bye bye.

The parody track additionally mentions the blue chicken that appeared on stage for Joost’s set, together with an “investigation” that left Joost “screwed“.

You may watch each variations beneath.

The total model of the EBU’s assertion learn: “The Dutch artist Joost Klein is not going to be comPeting within the Grand Closing of this 12 months’s Eurovision Tune Contest.

“Swedish police have investigated a criticism made by a feminine member of the manufacturing crew after an incident following his efficiency in Thursday night time’s Semi Closing. Whereas the authorized course of takes its course, it will not be acceptable for him to proceed within the Contest.

“We want to make it clear that, opposite to some media experiences and social media hypothesis, this incident didn’t contain another performer or delegation member.

“We keep a zero-tolerance coverage in the direction of inappropriate behaviour at our occasion and are dedicated to offering a protected and safe working atmosphere for all workers on the Contest. In mild of this, Joost Klein’s behaviour in the direction of a crew member is deemed in breach of Contest guidelines.”

The incident marked the primary time in Eurovision historical past that an act had been disqualified after reaching the Grand Closing.

Swedish police stated in an announcement (by way of Sky Information). “A person is suspected of creating illegal threats on the Malmo Area on Thursday night.

“The person has been questioned by the police however not detained. The complainant is an worker at Eurovision. The police have questioned the suspect, complainant and witnesses.”

The Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS additionally launched its personal assertion describing the disqualification as “disproportionate”, including it was “shocked by the choice”.

This 12 months’s comPetitors, which was in the end gained by Switzerland’s Nemo, was surrounded by controversy for permitting Israel to comPete amid the continued battle with Hamas in Gaza.