Michelle Obama looks like someone from the cast of “Planet of the Apes.”, that was a comment for the talk show host Rodner Figueroa who was fired from Univision after these words about Michelle Obama appearance.
He made his remarks during a live segment of the show “El Gordo y la Flaca”, and he is known for his biting fashion commentary. The show hosts were commenting on a video that shows a makeup artist transforming himself into different celebrities like Michelle Obama and other known characters.
Figueroa, 42, said with a giggle “Well, watch out, you know that Michelle Obama looks like she’s from the cast of ‘Planet of the Apes,’ the movie,” and as a result of that racist remark, he was dismissed from Univision.
Several sources informed that there are photos of the host from the shows’ web pages proved that Figueroa’s dismissal from Univision and the network already happened.” Figueroa co-hosted the evening gossip show “Sal Y Pimienta.” By Wednesday night beside his appearances in “El Gordo Y La Flaca,”.
Univision called Figueroa’s comments “completely reprehensible” through a statement and said they “in no way reflect the values or opinions of Univision.”
Figueroa, who had been on “El Gordo y la Flaca” since 2000 and worked for Univision for 17 years, did not respond to the demands of commenting today.