Statement from Univision Communications Inc. – March 12, 2015

By Univision PR Team

Mar 12, 2015

Yesterday during our entertainment program “El Gordo y La Flaca” Rodner Figueroa made comments regarding First Lady Michelle Obama that were completely reprehensible and in no way reflect Univision’s values or views. As a result, Mr. Figueroa was immediately terminated.

Declaración de Univision Communications Inc 2015 – 12 de marzo 2015

Ayer durante el programa de entretenimiento “El Gordo y La Flaca”, Rodner Figueroa hizo comentarios sobre la Primera Dama Michelle Obama que fueron completamente reprobables y de ninguna forma reflejan los valores u opiniones de Univision. Como resultado, el Sr. Figueroa fue despedido inmediatamente.


Related Articles


Uforia Kicks Off 2021 as No. 1 in New York, Miami, LA, Chicago, San Diego, Dallas and the Bay Area

Press Releases

“Mira Quien Baila Univision All Stars” Unveils A-List Cast Ready to Show Off Their Best Dance Moves

Please enter a valid e-mail address.
Sign me up for
Weekly Hispanic segment insights
Get the latest news from Univision
The latest from the Univision Sports team
Learn from our experts on Hispanic consumers

Thank you, you'll be receiving newsletter updates from us in your email inbox.