Fans are appalled
On “Wetten … dass?”: Did this coke reference to Robbie Williams go too far?
Thomas Gottschalk with his guests at “Wetten… dass?”
picture alliance/dpa | Philipp von Ditfurth
Christoph Maria Herbst makes a coke joke
Actually, the guests were just talking about thinning hair. Robbie Williams then revealed how he styles his mane – with lots of hair powder! The perfect template for Christoph Maria Herbst, who said: “Better on the hair than through the nose.” Ouch! A very clear reference to
Poll: Did the coke ‘joke’ go too far?
Recommendations from our partners
Twitter users are shocked
While the “Wetten… dass?” audience held back their applause, the enthusiasm on Twitter was also limited. “Did Christoph Maria Herbst just call Robbie Williams a coke man in front of millions of viewers?”, “Christoph Maria Herbst jokes about Robbie Williams’ drug use. The sofa is more uncomfortable today than eating with the family for Christmas” and “First of all, quickly on Twitter to make sure that Christoph Maria Herbst really just publicly called Robbie Williams a coke man,” the network is horrified. (dga)