YNETNEWS.COM REPORTS / ISRAEL – France is threatening to boycott the Eurovision song contest, to be held in Tel Aviv this summer, due to a television show being produced by Kan-Channel 11 in which a French Muslim homosexual represents his country at the Eurovision in Israel and is suspected by the Mossad of being a terrorist.
The French TV broadcasting authority warned that if the show is not cancelled, they will boycott the event. This year’s French Eurovision contestant is indeed a homosexual from a Muslim background.
Speaking to Télé-Loisirs, a France Télévisions spokesperson said, “We are in regular contact with the EBU […] In the context of these discussions between channels, the Douze Points project — which we learned the existence of last week — was mentioned.”
In a statement to Ynet, the European Broadcasting Union has confirmed that it is in discussions with both France Televisions and KAN regarding “Duz Pua”. The statement reads:
“The EBU is aware of the comic drama that is being produced these days in Israel (for ‘KAN’) and deals with an Eurovision-like event. The EBU stresses the importance to freedom of expression to and the reputation of the Eurovision Song Contest. The EBU is in discussions with the host broadcaster of of Eurovision 2019, KAN, about the production, to ensure that the result will work for both sides.”