The popular Program “American Pickers”, Known in Spanish as“ Treasure hunters ”, has dazzled audiences for more than a decade. Since 2010, presenters Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz transported viewers on an unparalleled journey in search of the best antiques and collectibles.
Due to the interesting content and the sympathy of its hosts, the show gained great fame and became one of the most tuned on the channel History Channel. However, an unfortunate announcement left fans devastated in 2021, Frank Fritz had been removed from the program.
Although the news of the co-driver’s departure surprised the public, the statements he gave about the position he took Mike Wolfe It left them speechless. Gone was the image of friends they projected, because their situation could not be further from reality. If you want to know everything that was said, keep reading.
Last July, a statement shared by the executive producer and host of “Treasure hunters”, Mike Wolf, confirmed that Fritz I would not return to the antiques program:
“I’ve known Frank for as long as I can remember, he has been like a brother to me. The journey that Frank, Dani (Danielle) and I began in 2009, like all of our lives, has had ups and downs, blessings and challenges, but it has also been the most rewarding. I will miss frank, like all of you, and I pray for the best and all good things for him on the next part of your trip. “
The 55-year-old celebrity did not hesitate to describe the emotional statement as “garbage”, noting that he had not maintained communication with Wolf for two years and less when he underwent back surgery; intervention that left him unable to return to his program during the pandemic. As you remember, his last appearance was in March 2020.
In an interview to the medium “The Sun”, Fritz He denied the words of his ex-friendgo and said not to be a hypocrite: “I’m not going to sit here and lie to people. And if you don’t like it, then maybe you should have called me. Maybe I should have called and said “Hey, how’s your back?” He knows I hurt my back. “
Likewise, he affirmed that everyone in the cast was aware of his delicate situation but none contacted him to offer words of encouragement, which evidently hurt him a lot.
“Everyone in the entire network knew that I hurt my back, but did one person, just one, call to see how I was doing? No. So how does that make you feel? Makes you feel like you’re just a number. It was like ‘Oh, did you hurt your back? Well, life goes on, you know. Fuck you. ‘”, ended Frank.
Regarding the subject, the manager of the Pickers store decided to add some controversial comments to the controversy. Hairless tongue, Danielle Colby said Fritz She was going through various personal struggles that hampered her performance on the show:
“I am really saddened by the loss of Frank on the show. I am incredibly saddened by their struggles. I have personally seen everything during the last decade. I have many thoughts, but I will not say them, since they are only my thoughts, not the gospel.
Hinting that there was a strong motive behind the driver’s departure, Colby He accused his colleague of stormy: “I wish things had been different, but we must be responsible for our actions when we cause instability or pain and suffering to others … I hope everyone recovers. I hope everyone continues to love each other through the difficult things. “