Ingush men enraged by Comedy Club act gather around TNT TV channel office  

Ingush men enraged by Comedy Club act gather around TNT TV channel office
Screenshot from the viral video

Everyone had to apologize.

Andrey Levin, the general director of Comedy Club Production, personally apologized to the Permanent Representative of Ingushetia in Moscow, Alikhan Tsechoev, for an act performed on Comedy Woman TV show. The performance derides the working routine of an escort agency with an Ingush girl as one of the characters. Apologies were made after a few dozen aggressively minded people from the Caucasus gathered near the TNT office and tried to break in. Vladimir Varfolomeev from Ekho Moskvy (Echo of Moscow) told about this on Twitter adding that the group dispersed only after two buses with OMON officers arrived to the building.

Ingushetia News YouTube Channel has posted the video with Levin's apology.

"I would like to offer my profound apologies for the performance that was released. We absolutely did not mean to offend or insult anyone; it was completely unintentional," Levin said at the meeting.

Yekaterina Skulkina also apologized as the one who acted as a woman running the escort agency. "Unfortunately, I do not see anything in the script that appeared to have touched the hearts of so many people. Personally, I have great respect for people of any nationality. This whole situation has served as a good life experience. The video of the act that became an "apple of discord" has been removed from all Internet resources. If it does spread anyway, it will only be done by ill-wishers," Skulkina said.

The English translation of the Instagram post below: 

The general director of Comedy Club Production, Andrey Levin, had a meeting with the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Ingushetia in Moscow, Alikhan Tsechoev @alihan_i_tsechoev, where he offered a public apology for the performance on Comedy Woman, which presented Ingush women in an inappropriate light. "I, the general director of Comedy Club Production, Andrey Levin, would like to offer my profound apologies for the performance that was released. We absolutely did not mean to offend or insult anyone; it was completely unintentional. I would like to stress that this was a total accident, a broadcast flaw, we admit it," Levin said. The Comedy Club Production general director assured Alikhan Tsechoev that the control over the release would be reinforced, so that no such incident happens again. 

Генеральный директор Comedy Club Production Андрей Левин в ходе встречи с Постпредом РИ в Москве Алиханом Цечоевым @alihan_i_tsechoev принес публичные извинения за выход в эфире шоу Comedy Woman номера, в котором некорректно высказывались об ингушских женщинах. «Я, генеральный директор Comedy Club Production Андрей Левин, хочу выразить глубокие извинения в связи с тем материалом, который вышел. Мы искренне не хотели кого-то обидеть и оскорбить, это получилось абсолютно случайно. Хотел бы сказать, что это исключительная случайность, недоработка на выпуске эфира, мы это признаем», - сказал Левин. Гендиректор Comedy Club Production заверил Алихана Цечоева, что на телеканале будет усилен контроль выпуска материалов, чтобы подобный инцидент не повторился. #Евкуров #ГлаваРИ#ГеройРоссии #Герой#Лидер#ГеройРФ#Россия#Ингушетия#Москва#Магас#Назрань#Постпред#ПостпредРИ #Зампред#Цечоев

Публикация от Постпредство Ингушетии (@postpredstvo.ru)

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