Emmy-winner Rodner Figueroa, has been fired after the comment he made regarding the first-lady Michelle Obama.
On Wednesday evening during the program El Gordo y La Flaca, commentators discussed a make-up artist whose picture has gone viral on social media due to him being able to transform himself into a variety of female celebrities. A picture of the make-up artist appeared on the screen of his transformation into the Mrs.Obama, Figueroa made the statement “Michelle Obama looks like a cast member of ‘Planet of the Apes.'”
Univision wasted no time! Figueroa was handed the pink slip immediately.
Univision said in a statement, Yesterday during our entertainment program ‘El Gordo y La Flaca’ Rodner Figueroa made comments regarding First Lady Michelle Obama that were completely reprehensible.
Rodner Figueroa has made a great name for himself, gaining the nickname “El Fashionista.” Hopefully this incident will not hinder Figueroa’s career and chances at a new job, being that he will be needing one.