“It breaks my heart”: Helene Fischer comments on the stage about the Russian war of aggression

At her first concert after a long break, the singer Helene Fischer expressed herself visibly moved about the war of aggression in Ukraine. “It breaks my heart to see that,” said Fischer at the “Snowpenair” festival on Sunday in Grindelwald, Switzerland, as can be seen in a video available to the German Press Agency. “Every day the images of families torn apart; of fathers, brothers, soldiers, husbands who must die. Of women who have to flee.”

She went on to say: “In my acute situation, it takes me even more. I’m incredibly emotional right now, built very close to the water. ”She didn’t say exactly what she meant by that – but obviously she alluded to what was always an issue recently: her private life.

After media reports about a pregnancy last fall, a new album and a few TV appearances, she disappeared from the scene for several months. On Sunday, a “Bild” reporter congratulated her – “to the baby”. Fischer’s response to the congratulations: “I’m not really fit yet. That takes time. Anyone who has just become a mom knows that.”

Sign of solidarity

On her top, the 37-year-old wore a small bow in the national colors of Ukraine – blue and yellow, and the stage was also illuminated in the colors. “I just want to send a sign of solidarity,” said Fischer to his fans on stage. It was her first major appearance in years, apart from a few TV campaigns, for example in November at the “Wetten, dass..?” revival.

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After a big tour in 2018, Fischer retired – first for a creative break, then because of the corona pandemic. First of all, she will continue to be rare: In Germany, for the time being, only one appearance is planned this year. On August 20, the singer wants to be on stage in front of around 150,000 fans at the Munich Exhibition Center. She has announced a tour for 2023.

Clear words against Putin

Fischer was born in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in 1984, but came to Germany with her family when she was a small child. Many fans had therefore eagerly awaited whether and how she would comment on the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine. On Sunday, the 37-year-old now finds clear words: “I deeply despise what is going on and especially this one person. I think you know who I’m talking about. This one man who has too much power.”

Maybe the fans wanted to give something back after this beautiful day together and make a small contribution and donate or help, Fischer said to the applause of the audience. Then she sang Marius Müller-Westernhagen’s hit “Freiheit”.

By Editor

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