Amazing moment with Hermann Prosselmanns during the literary marathon in Rotterdam: two Dutch writers left the hall in shock after our compatriot spoke rudely. This was reported by the digital literary magazine Tsum.
During the event, three hundred well-known writers and emerging talents will present literary readings on stage for 36 hours straight. When it came to Brusselmans’ turn, came James Bond, and more specifically who should be his successor.
In these times, according to the author, anything should be possible, so why not a lesbian black actress? However, he used the n-word, which immediately referred to Bregje Hofstede and Alma Mathijsen to resign.
Hofstede then indicated that she wanted to act only if the organization distanced itself from his words. Then Brusselmann left the room himself, after which calm returned.
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