Oh No! Univision Host Fired After Michelle Obama “Planet Of The Apes” Remark

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Photo Credit: Flickr

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.

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