Is that Thomas Gottschalk? Quite a few fans asked themselves that when they saw a new photo of the cult presenter on Instagram.
Stuttgart – Colorful clothes and his blond curly mane: In addition to his cheeky mouth, these are probably the absolute trademarks of TV veteran Thomas Gottschalk (70). But a recent photo on Instagram is missing one of these unmistakable features of the former “Wetter that …?” Moderator. Tommy without curls!
Thomas Gottschalk without locks: TV presenter hardly recognizable
The photo was posted by the former DSDS candidate Alexander Klaws on his Instagram account. He stands disguised as Winnetou next to Thomas Gottschalk, who is supposed to represent Old Shatterhand.
Instead of his blond Walle mane, Gottschalk can be seen with short, pulled-back hair. The TV presenter, who is now 70 years old, looks years younger due to the changed look.
New hairstyle makes TV presenter Gottschalk years younger
By the way, Alexander Klaw’s followers agree. “Thomas looks much younger with the hairstyle” or “Hammer! Thomas looks 20 years younger! ”Can be read in the comments. “Didn’t even know how smart Thomas Gottschalk is. Hopefully, the hairstyle stays. Great! ”- the moderator received several compliments for his new look.
Thomas Gottschalk without curls: Followers hardly recognize him
Many simply barely recognize the cult moderator. “I had to look twice to see who Old Shatterhand is,” admits one user. ” Thomas is an unrecognizable, rejuvenating haircut,” this user also finds.
In his comment on the snapshot, Klaws gives an idea of what the reason for the disguise was: “Yesterday for his new show, when my white brother was riding through the Westerwald and then chatting about God and the world a great honor for me and a childhood dream at the same time, ”reveals the singer.
Thomas Gottschalk completely changed – that’s behind the new look
The background to this is Gottschalk’s TV show “2020 – Gottschalk catches up”, which will be shown on the first in December. Even at the age of 70, Thomas Gottschalk, who is retired, is still busy in front of the camera. His new show revolves around the numerous, because of the Corona pandemic failed Events this year. Not only family celebrations had to be canceled – sports and cultural events could not take place due to the restrictions. “In his show, Thomas Gottschalk catches up with part of what could not take place this year. He welcomes prominent and non-prominent people who have interesting and emotional stories to tell about their failures and cancellations in 2020, ”writes the SWR in a press release. And so Gottschalk, together with Alexander Klaws, also recreates scenes from the unusual Karl May Festival in Bad Segeberg, in which Klaws would have played.