Martin Solveig Apologizes After Uproar From Awkward Twerk Request of Female Award Winner


Martin Solveig Apologizes

The French veteran DJ by the title of Martin Solveig has been dealing with heavy criticism the previous day on-line, after asking Ada Hegerberg, the winner of the primary ever girls’s Ballon d’Or, to “twerk” on stage. Solveig, who was chosen to co-host the coveted award ceremony in Paris, requested the Norwegian footballer – who scored 15 targets for Lyon this yr within the Champions League – if she “knew easy methods to twerk” in celebration moments after she received the landmark award .

Hegerberg awkwardly replied with a easy “no”.

Criticism of Solveig’s inappropriate comment unfold like wildfire on-line throughout all social media platforms with many claiming that he had ruined a big second in Hegerberg’s life.

The French DJ took to Twitter to problem an apology assertion:

Hegerberg later spoke on the difficulty, saying that she accepted his apology.
“He got here to me afterwards and as actually unhappy that it went that means,” she mentioned. “I didn’t actually contemplate it sexual harassment or something within the second. I used to be simply completely happy to do the dance and win the Ballon d’Or.”

Solveig additionally in a while tweeted a photograph of the pair smiling collectively backstage after the incident:
“I defined to @AdaStolsmo the excitement and she or he instructed me she understood it was a joke,” he wrote. “Nevertheless my apologies to anybody who might have been offended. Most importantly congratulations to Ada.”

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