In 2019 it became known that the German entertainer Thomas Gottschalk and his ex-wife rough Thea Gottschalk separated after more than 40 years of marriage. The former couple’s two sons, Roman and Tristan, are said to have been informed of their parents’ decision just a few weeks earlier. The Gottschalks want to continue to stick together as a family, it was said at the time. The former “Wetten, dass..?” presenter soon found himself in Karina Mross a new love Now Thomas’ and Thea Gottschalk’s eldest son Roman has commented on the separation of his parents for the first time.
Roman Gottschalk: “It was a shock at first”
The two sons of the ex-couple usually stay away from the public. Now Roman Gottschalk gave his first television interview to RTL. In conversation with moderator Frauke Ludowig in the program “Exclusive Weekend” the 39-year-old spoke about what it was like for him when his parents separated after such a long time.
“It was a shock at first,” admitted Roman Gottschalk. Thomas Gottschalk himself explained that the children were the first to be informed. “You have to stay with mom,” he told his sons. “The gap I left you both have to fill now. That’s your job.”