Johan Derksen and René van der Gijp disagree. After Özcan Akyol’s request Today Inside While a video of a naked man walking on the beach with an older lady, according to Derksen, is ‘ordinary and vulgar’ has been shown for the umpteenth time, Van der Gijp calls it ‘art’.
Akyol was a guest again on the popular talk show on SBS6 on Monday, and wondered aloud why the broadcasts always have to be ‘so substantive’ when he is there. Presenter Wilfred Genee explains: “You are the intellectual in this company; gifted, writer…”, but Akyol has no interest in that: “I would also like to make a nice film sometime”, after which the direction is much to Van’s amusement. der Gijp shows the images again.
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Van Derksen did not have to do that: “I find the repeats a bit annoying. I have to smile at a video like that, but I have now seen it a hundred times.” Genee objects that it is ‘nice from time to time’ to show something like that for the sake of lightheartedness, but Derksen has already complained internally: “The four of us are responsible for this program, I would not choosing that man with the big dick every day. But he always comes by again, you say something about it and you sit down and there he comes again. The entire editorial team doesn’t give a damn about it. I find this vulgar and flat.” Van der Gijp: “I also think it is something of art.”