She was fired because she was on the air with gray hair. This may be the reason under the termination of the contract Lisa movies, the leading face of Canada’s leading television broadcaster. Shortly after Michael Melling became president of CTV News, he raised questions about the reporter’s hair. According to a senior CTV official who was present at the meeting, it was reported The Globe and Mailasked Mr. Meiling Who agreed to let Lisa’s hair turn gray. A problem that would return one day in the studio, when he noticed that the woman’s hair was turning purple due to the spotlights on the set. Then suddenly He kicked her out of her role as host of CTV National NewsOne of the most popular news programs in the country. Lisa Films has worked with the network for 35 years, and still has just under two years left on her contract. In 2020, she received praise from women across the country when she decided to stop dyeing her hair. “In the end I said, ‘Why bother?’ I’m turning gray. Honestly, if I had known that could be liberating, I would have done it much sooner,” he said during the year-end broadcast. The LaFlamme leak sparked outrage, confusion and speculation within CTV. Two company employees said they noticed tensions between Mr. Melling and Ms. Laflame, so the gray hair problem could be an excuse.
Meanwhile on social media The reporter took a leave of absence to the audience in the video It stated that on June 29, it was informed that Bell Media, the parent company of CTV, had made a “commercial decision” to terminate her contract. “I was surprised and I still feel shocked and sad From Bell Media’s decision.” “At 58, I still think I will have more time to tell more stories that affect our daily lives […]For their part, CTv and director Melling argued that the breakup with LaFlamme was due to “company decisions” and “a change in spectator habits,” and that they were willing to offer other forms of collaboration to the former host. However, Bell Media announced an independent investigation into the allegations. Discrimination.
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