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 going through 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 objectives for Lyon this yr within the Champions League – if she “knew twerk” in celebration moments after she gained 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 concern 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 approach,” she stated. “I didn’t actually take into account it sexual harassment or something within the second. I used to be simply completely satisfied 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 informed me she understood it was a joke,” he wrote. “Nevertheless my apologies to anybody who could have been offended. Most importantly congratulations to Ada.”