Photo: Sarah Louise Bennett / EBU

On Friday evening, around 30 minutes before the jury final, the EBU announced that The Netherlands’ Joost Klein will not perform in tonight’s jury show, which accounts for 50% of the final score.

That’s because of an ongoing investigation into “a reported incident,” which has not yet been explained publicly. The statement read:

“The investigation into the incident with the Dutch artist in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest is still ongoing. Discussions are also taking place between the EBU and AVROTROS, the Dutch participating broadcaster.

While the investigation continues the EBU has decided that Joost Klein will not perform during Dress Rehearsal 2 of the competition which is voted on by juries in the 37 participating countries.

His performance from Semi Final 2 will be used instead.”

The Netherlands’ Joost Klein excluded from Eurovision jury final as EBU investigation continues

Joost Klein was removed from Friday afternoon’s grand final dress rehearsal after the EBU received a report about an “incident.” This would have been Joost’s final opportunity to rehearse on stage ahead of the jury final tonight. 

On Friday our bloggers were inside Malmö Arena and saw the Netherlands’ Eurovision 2024 singer marching in the opening flag parade. However, when it came time for Joost to rehearse — he’s performing in spot 5 — he was nowhere to be seen. During the voting recap, footage from his semi-final performance was played instead.

 
 
 
 
 
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This suggests the EBU made a snap decision sometime between the flag parade and his scheduled rehearsal, after Luxembourg in spot 4 and just before Israel in spot 6. In a statement released shortly after reports emerged of Joost’s absence, the EBU confirmed that they were investigating an incident.

In a message sent to the press room WhatsApp group, the EBU said:

“We are currently investigating an incident that was reported to us involving the Dutch artist. He will not be rehearsing until further notice. We have no further comment at this time and will update in due course.”

Following the news, Dov Gil-Har — a news anchor at Israel’s state broadcaster — approached the Dutch bluebird dancer with a camera, saying, “Where were you? We missed you on stage.” A security guard for the Dutch team is heard saying, “What are you doing? Why are you doing that?” and “Can you stop that please.”

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Voice_Of_Reason
Voice_Of_Reason
1 month ago

Bloody Israel again. This situation and Ebu’s incompetence in making the right decisions made this year’s Eurovision a contest best to be missed.

Chris
Chris
1 month ago

All we hear is investigation in an incident. Why no transparency? Somebody tell us exactly what happened. Otherwise it’s just speculation going on.

BiCHOTA
BiCHOTA
1 month ago
Reply to  Chris

I think this is what I hate the most about EBU, its lack of transparency. I’d expect such a thing from Mexico (where I come from, especially rn under the current govt), not from Europe.

ATLANTIC
ATLANTIC
1 month ago

Our Eurovision party has been cancelled. All 24 of us have decided to boycot this year’s contest following the EBU’s handling of the 2024 contest: Israel’s participation, the running order (producer’s choice), banning of flags, and now the Joost drama, which is the last straw. Enjoy everyone – of what is left of a contest we all (used to) love!

Jonny
Jonny
1 month ago
Reply to  ATLANTIC

Cry baby.

BiCHOTA
BiCHOTA
1 month ago
Reply to  ATLANTIC

Ngl, I think there would’ve been most of this drama even if Israel had withdrawn

FizzPunk
FizzPunk
1 month ago
Reply to  ATLANTIC

Whats left are the ashes of what once the Eurovision Contest used to be.

MaggieMayhem
MaggieMayhem
1 month ago

The Dutch commentator just confirmed that the incident has nothing to do with the Israeli delegation, and that the incident is extremely MINOR…..There will be a riot tonight.

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  MaggieMayhem

Minor for one is not minor for the other. We will probably hear from Joost during the day.

Jonny
Jonny
1 month ago
Reply to  MaggieMayhem

Everyone who participates in riots needs to be imprisoned!

BiCHOTA
BiCHOTA
1 month ago
Reply to  Jonny

Not when laws or resolutions are stupid

Pandara
Pandara
1 month ago

Can we please respect other artists as this is their moment to shine as well, all you have been doing for the last two days was talking about Israel and the Netherlands. And while I feel really sorry for Joost as he was one of my favourites, we don’t know what he did and cannot jump to the conclusions blaming the EBU, maybe he is in the wrong here.

Boo
Boo
1 month ago
Reply to  Pandara

All the other artist is fcuked this will over shadow even the winner.

Dr. Fergal Sherlock
Dr. Fergal Sherlock
1 month ago

SOME DETAIL: Happened Thursday night after performance. READ!!!

http://www.rte.ie/entertainment/2024/0511/1448561-swedish-police-investigate-eurovision-incident/

Paul Sorenson
Paul Sorenson
1 month ago

Officialy still under investigation, but if it’s so,
then he didnt listen to his father’s message.

The ending of his song was all an act, fake then.

FizzPunk
FizzPunk
1 month ago
Reply to  Paul Sorenson

No he listened to his Dad. Never to fake and always follow and speak your mind.

You are fake with your so called ’emotions’.
PUKE on ya. With no regrets.

AntonESC
AntonESC
1 month ago

F the EBU! Very hard!!

Jonny
Jonny
1 month ago
Reply to  AntonESC

Why? Do you know more than we do?

MaggieMayhem
MaggieMayhem
1 month ago
Reply to  Jonny

The incident is minor and silly. The Dutch broadcaster finds the decision disproportionate and extremely shocking.

Jonny
Jonny
1 month ago
Reply to  MaggieMayhem

Who cares what they think?

David
David
1 month ago
Reply to  Jonny

Sit down. Nobody asked for your opinion.

Jonas
Jonas
1 month ago

Two important things we should all remember about the Joost thing.

1. We have no idea what happened, or did not happen. We are not in a position to judge the fairness of this decision as of now.

2. Israel do not feature in the story at all.

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago
Reply to  Jonas

Preach!

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  Jonas

But we do know it must be serious, otherwise Joost could apologize and get over with.

Paul
Paul
1 month ago
Reply to  Eyal

Not according to the Dutch broadcaster….

Kosey
Kosey
1 month ago
Reply to  Jonas

It’s not right Jonas and if you looked into your heart, you’d know it

Colono
Colono
1 month ago

I think it’s time for Mr. Österdahl to step back from his position after conclude this year. His management seemed worst years of this festival, whether its his fault or not.

Eurofan23
Eurofan23
1 month ago

BREAKING: 5miinust & Puuluup SAID THEY ARE OUT IF THE NETHERLANDS IS DISQUALLIFIED

Jonny
Jonny
1 month ago
Reply to  Eurofan23

Are they crazy?

Eurofan23
Eurofan23
1 month ago
Reply to  Eurofan23

but there is not a confirmation if they are leaving or not

Paul Sorenson
Paul Sorenson
1 month ago
Reply to  Eurofan23

Estonia withdraws if there is investigation Joost may have threatened a female employee?

Eurofan23
Eurofan23
1 month ago
Reply to  Paul Sorenson

Probably they said that when it was thought that was something about Israel. I don’t see they leaving,

Jo.
Jo.
1 month ago

Here we are, using DQ for the 1st time

Dave
Dave
1 month ago

So when a grown man (Joost) bullying an Israeli woman in a room full of reporters its “activism” but when an Israeli goes and ask “where are you we missed you” to the Netherland delegation is bullying and you mention it on the article? William, you lost your mind and you ruin Wiwibloggs. And please don’t delete my comment. I belive you rooting for free speech, haven’t you?

EProduc
EProduc
1 month ago
Reply to  Dave

Where was the bullying lol? You are delusional

Amesc
Amesc
1 month ago
Reply to  Dave

It is not only the Dutch delegation that has been chased by your delegation. Just watch the stories from one of your songwriters. Sad to see a song that appeals to Europe being disqualified by a Middle Eastern country that promotes violence in its region.

Also, you are rooting for free speech right? Like the one the one that your president gives to many Israelis that are rioting against him or the ine that is given to the Palestine people. Pathetic….

Paul Sorenson
Paul Sorenson
1 month ago
Reply to  Amesc

The Israeli reporter asked just the same question
as the female Swedish reporter who followed Joost to the elevator, with her camera team.

That was all after the incident that is now under investigation.

Lisa
Lisa
1 month ago
Reply to  Dave

This whole thing had nothing to do with Israel or other degelations. Has been confirmed, also by the Dutch commentator.

Boo
Boo
1 month ago

I don’t care who wins anymore, all the fun have been sucked out

Jonny
Jonny
1 month ago
Reply to  Boo

Europapa wasn’t fun anyway.

Eurofan23
Eurofan23
1 month ago

I dont understand. If he attacked a photographer, i think the disqualification is fair

Jonny
Jonny
1 month ago

Ok, nice, he has been disqualified. So this is serious, otherwise the EBU wouldn’t have decided that way. Can people please stop spreading conspiracies?

Lisa
Lisa
1 month ago
Reply to  Jonny

According to the Dutch broadcaster and Dutch commentator, who have issued statements for the first time, the incident was minor and totally not worth a DQ.

Sebastian
Sebastian
1 month ago

NETHERLANDS DISQUALIFIED, Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS says it’s ‘Shocked’ and calls decision ‘completely disproportionate”

Dr. Fergal Sherlock
Dr. Fergal Sherlock
1 month ago
Reply to  Sebastian

That’s interesting (as we really have no detail or context)… Sounds like a fracas… The broadcaster wouldn’t state something like this if there was physical violence… EBU has to take a zero-tolerance approach to anything like this I assume.

Eurofan23
Eurofan23
1 month ago

Joost Klein as been disqualified from Eurovision 2024

Doris
Doris
1 month ago

If he’s DQ that means it was something serious. How can some people still defend him ?

Kobe
Kobe
1 month ago
Reply to  Doris

I don’t understand that either. Victim blaming?

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago
Reply to  Doris

Yeah people are crazy, throwing around all possible conspiracy theories. Tried really hard to blame stark for this yesterday. Now that is clear that Israel has nothing to do with it they try to blame the Swedish camera woman has provoked him… so bizar. Police and prosecution are involved. Of course it’s serious!

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  Doris

Because it is hard to imagine that such a nice guy did this. It’s also hard to believe he will take so much time and effort for months and at the last minute will not participate. It is also a favorite, not the song from Moldova, let’s say. Besides, fans are angry at the EBU, and doubt their intentions. Maybe for some, the fact that the police is involved dosen’t mean Joost committed any crime.

It’s not easy for fans to realise this is serious.

Paul Sorenson
Paul Sorenson
1 month ago
Reply to  Eyal

Clowns often have a dark side.

I am not saying this is the case here, but I won’t be surprised.

EProduc
EProduc
1 month ago

It’s confirmed by Belgian media that Joost will not participate tonight… Eurovision is done for me now. F the EBU

Jonkonfui
Jonkonfui
1 month ago
Reply to  EProduc

The reason why is not important for you.?? WoW people and minds.

EProduc
EProduc
1 month ago
Reply to  Jonkonfui

The investigation is still ongoing, I say innocent untill proven guilty and let him participate. If he actually did something, then erase him from the scoreboard afterwards

Eurofan23
Eurofan23
1 month ago
Reply to  EProduc

If he attacked someone, i think it is fair

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  EProduc

If he did something that serious, why is it ESC fault? anyway, we have to wait and hear the story and his side.

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago

Breaking News: Netherlands disqualified!

NovelFrost
NovelFrost
1 month ago

God bless Martin Österdahl
Eurovision 2019 – 41 countries
Eurovision 2021 – 39
Eurovision 2022 – 40
Eurovision 2023 – 37
Eurovision 2024 – 36
Eurovision 2025 – ?

Jonny
Jonny
1 month ago
Reply to  NovelFrost

It’s 37 this year.

NovelFrost
NovelFrost
1 month ago
Reply to  Jonny

Will see)

NovelFrost
NovelFrost
1 month ago
Reply to  Jonny

As we get info now – 36)

Alex
Alex
1 month ago
Reply to  NovelFrost

1 (Israel)

Paul Sorenson
Paul Sorenson
1 month ago
Reply to  Alex

NL is probably out, so 36.

Benji
Benji
1 month ago
Reply to  NovelFrost

If it will be Zagreb 2025, then Balkan countries will surely come back, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and probably Romania and Bulgaria too.

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  NovelFrost

OK, so maybe next year 12 countries will Q from each semi or only 20 acts will take part in the final. I’m sure the viewers in the participating countries will enjoy a shorter show.

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago

Let’s suppose the EBU will be using the Dutch tape from the semi-final 2 tonight. Is the Dutch delegation planning to be present in the green room? what if Joost wins and there is no delegation? will they show the Dutch fans instead when NL get’s it’s points? will the NL deliever their Jury votes or the producer will?

Kobe
Kobe
1 month ago

It will be a Eurovision to remember, unfortunately for the wrong reasons.

Dr. Fergal Sherlock
Dr. Fergal Sherlock
1 month ago
Reply to  Kobe
jercle
jercle
1 month ago
Reply to  Kobe

Yep, it’s “tainted.” And the sad thing is, it never had to be.

I have a feeling atmosphere at the grand final will be very flat, and if, as some expect, we get a first-time winning country, much of their thunder will be stolen by other events.

It’s just been a horrible year.

And it need not have been.

Marco
Marco
1 month ago

Another thing is that artists don’t know their final number and can’t start promotional campaigns

Robert
Robert
1 month ago
Reply to  Marco

The final numbers aren’t going to move even of Netherlands is dq and they already started promotional campaigns.

Marco
Marco
1 month ago
Reply to  Robert

This is not true

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  Robert

It does matter. Israel will be song number 5 instead of Holland, and so on.

Robert
Robert
1 month ago

“The opening of the Rest of the World vote has been postponed until an ongoing investigation regarding the Dutch participant has been concluded. We are sorry for the inconvenience.”

Investigation has been concluded. Open the damn ROW vote.

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  Robert

I am sure they would if they could. They are losing money now.

Dr. Fergal Sherlock
Dr. Fergal Sherlock
1 month ago

UPDATE (keyword – for levelling the vitriol…threats…): A spokeswoman for the Swedish Police Authority said in a statement: “A man is suspected of unlawful threats. The crime is said to have been committed at Malmö Arena on Thursday evening.

https://www.rte.ie/entertainment/2024/0511/1448561-swedish-police-investigate-eurovision-incident/

Dr. Fergal Sherlock
Dr. Fergal Sherlock
1 month ago

And… Conference later this morning… As per usual… No detail

https://vm.tiktok.com/ZGeCJsenE/

AntonESC
AntonESC
1 month ago

It wasn’t physical violence, he threatened her, the police reported.

Julia
Julia
1 month ago
Reply to  AntonESC

Are we sure it was only a verbal threat? In some languages to pose a threat in law may mean physical harm or not. It depends. I am not sure how it is in swedish. I sure hope nothing physical happened.

Tino
Tino
1 month ago

European fans: criticize the strong action of Israel killing thousands of people
Israeli fans: yeah but it’s just defence, you don’t understand. (And it’s true we can’t understand, I give them the point)

Eurovision fans: express the possibility that people had come to provoke Joost and that he had reacted on the spot (without necessarily saying it’s linked to Israel)
Some israeli fans: it doesn’t excuse violence.

Mmmmh. In both cases I condemn violence tbh. Why couldn’t we think that Joost defended himself? And I say this while liking Eden’s song and not Joost’s one.

Paul Sorenson
Paul Sorenson
1 month ago
Reply to  Tino

There is a big, Huge difference. Alsi in law.
His Life was not at treath.

Don’t know if it was Joost or the delegation though.

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  Tino

Maybe he did defend himself, we have no information, we can only take a guess or read rumors. What could possibly a Swedish worker do to deserve a punch? there are other options to choose before hiting somone: a complaint for example to begin with.

Kosey
Kosey
1 month ago

The latest report says that nothing physical happened

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago

The case has been passed on to the prossecuter.

Doris
Doris
1 month ago

Double standards when it comes to violent people. If it was some russian, hungarian guy a few years ago, some azeri, gerorgian, serbian. All here would be in favor to DQ him

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  Doris

But what you are suggesting never happened. So how can you assume? this is no argument, sorry.

Marco
Marco
1 month ago
Reply to  Doris

Stop your whataboutism. There was no such a thing in history as dq of qualified artist

Retkoceri
Retkoceri
1 month ago

I think the context will be very important, even if the punched someone.
Cause if the reporter went to win to f‘uck around and find you, they deservedly found out, if they very provocative, taking his photo when he didn‘t want to, if he was harrased, I‘d say that would be an act of self defense, even if it was a woman (because let‘s face it, the gender shouldn‘t matter in such a case)

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago
Reply to  Retkoceri

lol

Retkoceri
Retkoceri
1 month ago
Reply to  Retkoceri

*if the reporter went to him to f‘uck around an find out, they deservedly found what they were looking for

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  Retkoceri

Violence is not really the way to handle things, we learn it in kindergarten. Especially if you are an artist in showbusiness. Besides, none of the participants are Madonna who has to face media for 45 years. It’s just for a week, and we will never hear from them ever again. This week is their money-time, they are not supposed to look at it as harassment.

barbabietola
barbabietola
1 month ago
Reply to  Retkoceri

There is no excuse for physical violence. No matter what was said by either party, physical violence is not the right response to verbal provocation.

Davie
Davie
1 month ago
Reply to  Retkoceri

How can it ever be defensible to hit a woman?

Robert
Robert
1 month ago

Shout out to the guys sitting next to me last night with French flag, Israeli scarf, Croatian football club’s t-shirt, reading news in Dutch. Like girl, choose one. Lol

Samo
Samo
1 month ago
Reply to  Robert

Why pick one? That’s the beauty of Eurovision,

Andrew
Andrew
1 month ago
Reply to  Robert

It’s not football, you can support more than one country!

Yeah yeah fire
Yeah yeah fire
1 month ago

Come on it’s eurovision day let’s focus on other things as well. Please

Arystophan
Arystophan
1 month ago
Reply to  Yeah yeah fire

yes you have to think about how sensual and divine it is to combine your body with another

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  Yeah yeah fire

I think we will only relax after we have a winner, something new we can focus at.

Johnny
Johnny
1 month ago
Reply to  Eyal

Well that depends, if there is a winner nobody expected two days ago, internet will burn lol

Anonymous91
Anonymous91
1 month ago

an apology from me anyway to rest of you music fans, also i wish all artists bar israel’s wonderful careers from this years class, same goes for those who nq’d, don’t let an nq stop you from further releasing new music the artists from this year who i like a lot Gate, Megara, 5Miinuust/Puuluup, LUNA, Mustii, Angelina Mango, Nebulossa, Electric Fields, Ilkin Dovlatov, Teya Dora, Raiven, Bambie Thug, Saba, Iolanda and i hope Olly would return to his Years & Years type of bops soon, i used to be a fan of him in that group (songs like King, Shine,… Read more »

Fabian
Fabian
1 month ago

I miss Turin 2022 edition; it has one of the best turquoise carpet. Yes, the staging was not good due to broken sun but everyone enjoyed and talked about music.
Without Ukraine’s Political win, it might have been much better.

Sucof
Sucof
1 month ago
Reply to  Fabian

The kinetic sun worked, but one of the EBU’s many foolish choices stopped it

Tino
Tino
1 month ago
Reply to  Sucof

It did but it was too slow if I remember well and it was impossible to move it on time between the different performances.

Sucof
Sucof
1 month ago
Reply to  Tino

if you notice, it’s the same slowness as the LED cubes hanging from the ceiling of this edition, only that the cubes have less impact on the scenography in terms of timing

Sucof
Sucof
1 month ago
Reply to  Sucof

ps personally I think that the scenography of Turin was perfect even without the kinetic sun, the fountain, the green Italian garden etc… were truly special

Heurve
Heurve
1 month ago
Reply to  Fabian

Turin? Hell no. It was awful (except the turquoise carpet and Diodato).

Devito
Devito
1 month ago
Reply to  Fabian

I miss Lisbon 2018. It was all about the music. Quality music, may I say.

Sucof
Sucof
1 month ago

the worst edition of the last 20 years as an organization, the turquoise carpet was a disaster!!!!

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  Sucof

But the 2 semi finals were great. Sweden is a Eurovision expert and I respect them, regardless of what I think of the running order issues, their being a jury favorite every other year, etc’.

Sucof
Sucof
1 month ago
Reply to  Eyal

certain editions have been criticized for much, much less!

Sh1ft_key
Sh1ft_key
1 month ago

He was illegaly threatened on Thursday evening. Did this happen after the press conference and his comments on the Israeli participant?

Samo
Samo
1 month ago
Reply to  Sh1ft_key

He wasn’t threatened, he’s the one suspected of illegal threats. The plaintiff is an employee at the ESC (Police doesn’t specify whether it’s an employee of SVT, EBU or a contractor). This has nothing to do with the press conference or Israel.

Sh1ft_key
Sh1ft_key
1 month ago
Reply to  Samo

Did you read the Aftonbladet translation?

“We have a case with a man who is suspected of illegal threats that took place in Malmö Arena. The suspected crime must have taken place on Thursday evening. But reported on Friday.”

Samo
Samo
1 month ago
Reply to  Sh1ft_key

Yes, I have. I understand that the sentence refers to Joost. He’s the one under investigation.

Sh1ft_key
Sh1ft_key
1 month ago
Reply to  Samo

Ah, yeah, you’re probably right. Sorry. But why did he threaten someone? Was he provoked?

Marco
Marco
1 month ago
Reply to  Sh1ft_key

So appearantely EBU let him to go on a flag parade just for grand final translation to be nice on Sunday in case they will has to use recording. Clever

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago
Reply to  Sh1ft_key

What? He was the one doing the threatening and it has nothing to do with Israels….What are you talking about?

Eyal
Eyal
1 month ago
Reply to  Sh1ft_key

Anything that someone did to Joost does not justify violence. I hope he will participate today after all his efforts for months. It doesn’t matter if I like him or the song, I hope NL can be in.

Sucof
Sucof
1 month ago

Who can you expect certain attitudes and actions from? obviously only from the Dutch!

Marco
Marco
1 month ago
Reply to  Sucof

Cut the BS pls

Martin
Martin
1 month ago

I wouldnt be surprised if some countries withdraw next year due to this ‘Dramavision’ Song Contest because several things, controversial rule changes overshadowed the contest 🙁

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago
Reply to  Martin

No, thats what people always say but nobody will withdraw….

Frisian esc
Frisian esc
1 month ago
Reply to  Patrick

If joost doesnt perform tonight say bye to the netherlands atleast. If Israel wins we have only israel and sweden competing in Hamburg 2025.

Arch
Arch
1 month ago
Reply to  Frisian esc

Why Hamburg? Maybe it’ll be Munich or Leipzig.

Anonymous91
Anonymous91
1 month ago
Reply to  Martin

yes hopefully

Netherlands, Greece, Spain, Norway, Ireland, Iceland, France, Belgium, Germany all withdrawing please

and hopefully many more withdrawals, who wants to participate in Israel, in that corrupt money country

Robert
Robert
1 month ago
Reply to  Anonymous91

Slovenia will withdraw also. They are recognizing Palestine as a sovereign country in the coming month.

Johnny
Johnny
1 month ago
Reply to  Robert

I think all Balkan countries will withdraw, possibly Spain and Ireland also

Jaimey
Jaimey
1 month ago
Reply to  Anonymous91

So now you also involve money, as a ripe classic anti-semi would do when thinking about Jews. In fact, Germany and other countries said they would withdraw if EBU would have asked Israel to not participate this year. So keep dreaming. Germany and many other countries learned from their past regim’s mistakes, join them will ya.

Truth
Truth
1 month ago
Reply to  Martin

No one cares. EBU might add a rule restricting certain tiktokers from participating though.

Boo
Boo
1 month ago

Well all this is making me sad.

Anonymous91
Anonymous91
1 month ago
Reply to  Boo

good

hopefully no one has any interest for ESC anymore tonight

Andrew
Andrew
1 month ago
Reply to  Anonymous91

You not watching it then?

Boo
Boo
1 month ago
Reply to  Anonymous91

If I’m not interested in Eurovision I would not be sad.

Mia
Mia
1 month ago

Aftonbladet: “Initiates investigation into illegal threats after the incident in Malmö Arena “The police have started a preliminary investigation into illegal threats after an incident at Eurovision. According to information to Aftonbladet, Joost Klein is accused of having been violent towards a woman in the television production. – We have a case with a man who is suspected of illegal threats that took place in Malmö Arena, says Evelina Olsson, police spokesperson. The police have started a preliminary investigation into illegal threats against the Netherlands’ artist Joost Klein after an incident at Eurovision in Malmö. – We have a case… Read more »

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago
Reply to  Mia

So, nothing to do with Israel whatsoever…..

Samo
Samo
1 month ago
Reply to  Patrick

Of course not. There was never any indication that the NL situation has anything to do with Israel.

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago
Reply to  Samo

I know, I was rolling my eyes yesterday reading these comments where people almost hoped Israel has something to do with it so they could hate on Eden even more…..

Anonymous91
Anonymous91
1 month ago
Reply to  Samo

no, i mean Joost said ”why not” regarding Eden to answer that kinda uncomfortable question lol

makes me confident they snitched to the SVT as a form of revenge

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago
Reply to  Anonymous91

Damn, you guys really are out of control with twisting the truth!

Tino
Tino
1 month ago
Reply to  Patrick

Of course it’s very possible that there is no link with Israel. People who assumed so were out of their shoes there. BUT it doesn’t change the fact that some people from the israeli delegation tought it was intelligent to go and joke around as if they were in a good position to do so. Don’t tell me their intention was good. It was very $tupid

Sh1ft_key
Sh1ft_key
1 month ago
Reply to  Mia

So the rumours were true that he was harrassed.

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago
Reply to  Sh1ft_key

No, if you would read what the piece spokesperson said than you would understand that he was the one doing the threatening and that the plaintif is a member of the Swedish production team

Mia
Mia
1 month ago
Reply to  Mia

When I was thretend by a man that said that he would hurt me and was violent agains a person he hot 1 month in prison. I was then a young girl and I wasn’t even pressing charges against the man my self.

Anonymous91
Anonymous91
1 month ago
Reply to  Mia

lmao lmao lmao, excuses and not mentioning israel whatsoever, but yeah moroccanoil bribe money does a lot of wonders to clear you of any involvements in drama

Jaimey
Jaimey
1 month ago
Reply to  Anonymous91

Man are you anti-semi… Talk also about money of the big reach countries who used t be and still are and act like big entitled empires, including their ruling on the Land of Israel across 4000 years of Jewish history there. And if course lets not forget Qatar’s money to support te@rro@rists and far-left students at universities – many of whom are gay/binary or whatever that wouldn’t survive a day in the Palestinian territories as well in many Arab countries just for their orientation yet they support barbaric primitive regims. Go fart in boiled water and sleep on your nose,… Read more »

Bastian
Bastian
1 month ago

Apparently the investigation from the swedish police is “unlawful threat” ( i dont know if this is the english term for “olaga hot”). It refers to a person who is threatening another person or this other persons property. To be jugded there has to be evidence that the person comitting the crime raises a weapon or in any other way threatens with some kind of criminal act.Sorry for my bad english.

Bastian
Bastian
1 month ago
Reply to  Bastian

It could probably include a verbal threat to hit someone.

Frisian esc
Frisian esc
1 month ago
Reply to  Bastian

So basically a whole bunch of nothing

Mia
Mia
1 month ago
Reply to  Bastian

Svensk?
När jag var tonåring kom en person och hotade att han skulle göra harmynt av mig och en campare där jag jobbade kom och skulle hjälpa till. Han tog då en hand snabbt mot hans strupe och svor något i ilska. Han fick då en månad fängelse! Så om det finns vittnen och bevisning kan detta innebära mer än att han blir diskad.

Anonymous91
Anonymous91
1 month ago

and escforum.net site is also taken down

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago

Well police is involved so I guess it must be something serious and I doubt it will be solved till tonight…..

Boo
Boo
1 month ago
Reply to  Patrick

So this means he will not be performing?

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago
Reply to  Boo

I think he won’t performing if it’s not resolved but they will also not qualify him. So I guess they show the video again from semi 2. but who knows we still have a few hours…… if he really punched someone he will def. not perform….

Marco
Marco
1 month ago
Reply to  Patrick

If it won’t be solved Joost won’t be disqualified

Patrick
Patrick
1 month ago
Reply to  Marco

Thats what I just said!

Jo.
Jo.
1 month ago

i’m still baffled by sarah bonnici’s marketing skills

Retkoceri
Retkoceri
1 month ago
Reply to  Jo.

Her song is also actually really good, I wonder if she would‘ve qualified with Lose

Marco
Marco
1 month ago

So internation voting is still delayed?

Marco
Marco
1 month ago
Reply to  Marco

I mean rest of the world

Robert
Robert
1 month ago
Reply to  Marco

Yup

Alex
Alex
1 month ago
Reply to  Marco

Yes unfortunately.

Marco
Marco
1 month ago
Reply to  Alex

That is a shame that decision was not made yet

Vladimir P.
Vladimir P.
1 month ago

Poor Sweden. This year’s Eurovision organization has been a nightmare. I can only imagine how stressed out the organizers are.

Anonymous91
Anonymous91
1 month ago
Reply to  Vladimir P.

oh boo hoo, don’t feel sorry for them at all lmao

Sucof
Sucof
1 month ago
Reply to  Vladimir P.

the worst edition of the last 20 years as an organization, the turquoise carpet was a disaster

Marlinken
Marlinken
1 month ago
Reply to  Vladimir P.

TBH I feel sorry for all of the people who have put work into this year, from the organisers to the singers to the fans. The atmosphere is dreadful and not at all like Eurovision and it’s all been caused by the presence of one country who aren’t even in Europe.

Purple Mask
Purple Mask
1 month ago

I wish everyone involved in the ESC in Malmö all the best. I understand how difficult the situation must be today. Please stay safe, and try to remember that this special day is supposed to be about sharing music.