Date: 13 November 2023
Originally published in: Westfalen-Blatt (Germany)
Written by: Michael Robrecht
There is hardly any job that is as versatile and varied as that of an editor in the media. WB editor Michael Robrecht remembers.
The interview with world pop star Kim Wilde before a Höxter performance, to which I took my young twin daughters, is also unforgettable. The nice Kim Wilde hugged the girls the whole time and took them in her arms. But after a while the twins were “not amused”, also because their father spoke English the whole time during the interview. It was all so foreign and a little too much of show business. The expressive souvenir photo still hangs in my office today. In the end it helped that Kim Wilde exclusively sang her No. 1 hit “Kids in America”. The girls laughed again – and the important interview date was saved…