Convicted tennis ace Boris Becker is viewed for the initially time due to the fact remaining produced from prison – and his 1st appointment was with a hairdresser to dye his silver locks strawberry blond, MailOnline can expose.
Pictures obtained solely expose how the a few occasions Wimbledon winner went for the dramatic modify of search as he sat down for a controversial £435,000 paid out job interview with German Television set.
The previous photo of him right before these days was taken in April when he was sentenced to two and a fifty percent years jail at Southwark Crown court and showed him thicker set, with a mass of white hair.
Becker, 55, sat down with German Television presenter Steven Gatjen for the hour lengthy job interview which as MailOnline revealed previously this 7 days will be broadcast tonight on Sat1.
Convicted tennis ace Boris Becker is witnessed for the 1st time since staying produced from jail – and his very first appointment was with a hairdresser to dye his silver locks vivid blonde
Other than the German television job interview Becker has also signed a deal with Apple Television+ and several e book offers are in the pipeline
British broadcasters are also stated to be keen on the job interview with the exhibit being dispersed in London by means of Crimson Arrow Productions with an insider saying: ‘There has been appreciable desire and talks are ongoing but any announcement would occur from the channels.’
In the shots produced in advance of the broadcast Becker seems thinner and his hair is lengthier and he is dressed in a black top.
He tells how he feared being despatched to a shared cell with ‘rapists and murderers’ following currently being to begin with despatched to Class B HMP Wandsworth pursuing his conviction.
He was then moved to the Group C HMP Huntercombe prison in Oxfordshire for the remainder of his time in jail prior to becoming produced and flown back to Germany on a personal jet by the Tv station.
Considering the fact that then he has not been seen in general public and he is said to be holed up in a luxurious resort close to Munich when ultimate editing requires area on the documentary.
But there has been a bitter backlash from the determination to spend £435,000 for the interview with viewers complaining to the Tv station and on social media.
Furious Jorg Gaffrey wrote on Sat1 Twitter profile: ‘It’s a mess to offer you a felony this phase and pay so considerably cash, fairly donate the dollars a great deal much more reasonable.’
Whilst another stormed: ‘How can you throw funds down a criminal’s throat. It is really all about sensationalism, I hope the ratings are zero. Pathetic.’
Uwe Thamm mentioned: ‘You ought to do interviews with men and women who have labored really hard for 40 yrs and are now owning issues creating ends fulfill!
‘And not with a pompous asshole named Becker staying held accountable for dishonest!!!’
‘Another mentioned: ‘sat1 should be out of his mind shelling out so a lot funds for an ex-con!
‘How several homeless persons would be superior assisted with this amount of money?’
While a hard hitting editorial in the highly regarded Westfalsiche Rundschau slammed the Tv station and mentioned: ‘Boris Becker is not a hero but a convicted prison.
‘It’s perverse how a legal is courted right here in the media in Germany and millions thrown at him.
‘Any truthful legislation-abiding person would just shake their head.’
A spokesperson for Sat1 advised MailOnline they would not focus on the payment indicating:’ Belief is a precious asset in cooperation and this contains Sat1 not quoting from contracts.’
While Becker’s law firm Christian-Oliver Moser would only say cryptically in an e mail: ‘My customer does not receive any cash to speak about his crimes.’
He has not returned to Leimen where by his aged mom Elvira, 87, lives and who currently was at home on her possess just after a foods on wheels shipping male let on their own in (pictured in 2019)
Apart from the German tv interview Becker has also signed a deal with Apple Television+ and many ebook specials are in the pipeline, as perfectly as a rewarding work with his dwelling country’s tennis federation.
Bankrupt Becker is banned from performing business in Germany until finally 2031 since of the individual bankruptcy proceedings in opposition to him but he will funnel the goldmine earnings via a corporation set up by his girlfriend Lilian de Carvalho Montiero.
The significant traveling economical possibility analyst was by his facet for the demo before this 12 months at Southwark and is believed to be with him now in Germany.
She has set up a Uk enterprise identified as BFB Enterprises – Boris Franz Becker – and it will make it possible for him to hold the cash he would make though creditors in Germany are explained to be wanting at how to get their arms on it.
Father of 5 Becker was identified guilty of hiding £2.5 million of belongings to stay away from paying out money owed at his demo in Southwark and was freed early beneath a distinctive Home Workplace arrangement for international prisoners.
He has not returned to Leimen where his aged mother Elvira, 87, lives and who right now was at property on her very own immediately after a meals on wheels delivery gentleman let themselves in.
A carer who stopped by explained: ‘She is undertaking wonderful and just looking forward to getting with her son. She has no plan the place he is, but they have spoken on the telephone.’
Becker won his 1st Wimbledon title in 1985 as a 17-12 months-old and went on to acquire it two times more as very well as the US Open the moment and the Australian Open up twice, earning far more than $25 million in prize money on his 15 calendar year occupation.
In advance of he remaining Huntercombe past 7 days he gave absent his outfits like a baseball cap, flip flops, bathrobe and T shirt to inmates taking with him only photographs of his family.