After the slap scandal, Oliver Pocher also takes action against Hollywood stars

Oliver Pocher doesn’t understand fun when it comes to slapping. Image: Kirchner Media / Marco Steinbrenner / Kirchner Media

Anna von Stefenelli

The violent attack on Oliver Pocher in a boxing match could now cost Fat Comedy dearly. The public prosecutor’s office is already investigating the case. Apparently Pocher himself does not just let the incident sit and turns on his Hamburg lawyer.

Pocher received a fat slap in the face

The Tiktok comedian gave Oliver Pocher a resounding slap in the face in March during Felix Sturm’s boxing match against Istvan Szili in Dortmund’s Westfalenhalle. A short time later, a video of the incident circulated on Instagram, which Pocher also commented on. He publicly condemned the attack. In the meantime, the public prosecutor’s office is also dealing with the case, investigating because of bodily harm.

Fat Comedy appeared in front of Oliver Pocher out of nowhere and slapped him in the face.

Fat Comedy appeared in front of Oliver Pocher out of nowhere and slapped him in the face.Image: Screenshot: Twitter

Apparently that’s not enough for Pocher. His intentions go even further than the prosecutor’s project. Therefore may Fat Comedy can no longer talk about the comedian, it’s up to the 44-year-old. Pocher is taking tough action against alleged insults by the attacker. For example, he doesn’t want his opponent to show older pictures of him and make fun of him. Apparently he feels humiliated by the Tiktoker.

Oliver Pocher threatens, Fat Comedy continues to distribute

With a multi-page cease-and-desist declaration, Fat Comedy is now to be forbidden from making fun of Pocher and exploiting the case with insulting and ironic comments on social networks. Otherwise Pocher Fat Comedy threatens with high fines.

But the Tiktok comedian apparently doesn’t like the cease and desist order. Instead of giving in, he hands out again to Pocher in an interview with “Bild”: “Olivier Pocher of all people rises to become a self-appointed public prosecutor? I have the impression that he likes to hand out, but can’t take it.” At the same time he criticizes Pocher for the fact that he likes to dish out against others: “When I see what Pocher has posted about other influencers, I can only say: my posts are super harmless.”

Freedom of expression and freedom of art: Fat Comedy does not want to be banned from making statements

However, the Tiktok comedian’s lawyers do not want their client to be banned from his statements regarding the incident.

“We consider the statements made by the Pocher side in the lawyer’s letter to be legally hypocritical.”

Fat Comedy Lawyers

Criminal defense lawyer Burkhard Benecken and media lawyer Dirk Giesen are pleading, among other things, for the right to freedom of expression: “We consider the statements made by the Pocher side in the lawyer’s letter to be legally hypocritical: our client’s rights to freedom of expression and artistic freedom are overridden by the warning letter.”

In terms of criminal law, her client shows sufficient insight. According to the lawyers, however, under civil law he would proceed with all the necessary legal severity against “such absolutely exaggerated claims” from the Pocher side.

Will Smith should also stop making fun of Pocher

Incidentally, with the cease and desist order, Pocher is not only taking action against Fat Comedy, but also against Oscar winner Will Smith. During this year’s award ceremony, he also gave his colleague Chris Rock a big slap in the face in front of an audiencebecause he had treated his wife disrespectfully. All of this happened just before the slap attack on Pocher.

In Berlin's Mauerpark, a graffiti artist depicted the slap scene between Smith and Rock.

In Berlin’s Mauerpark, a graffiti artist depicted the slap scene between Smith and Rock.Picture: ZUMA Press Wire / Dan Herrick

Will Smith then referred to himself as the “Original”. Pocher’s lawyers demand that Smith should refrain from such jokes in the future.

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