Sinterklaas quarrel between Henk Westbroek and escalates

The cold between Henk Westbroek and is still far from over. In fact,the quarrel between the singer and the company, which uses one of HenkWestbroek’s texts in an advertising campaign, continues to grow. The Utrechtsinger says that he has engaged his lawyer.

Henk Westbroek approached this weekend, after the company stated thesentence in a toy book Sinterklaas, who doesn ‘t scan it used. With this,the web store refers to a QR code that is included with all products in thebook. The sentence is a variation of Who does not know Sinterklaas the hitthat Westbroek in 1982 with Henk Taming scored.

For some it is an honor that his lyrics are still being used after 30 years,but Westbroek was not happy that his lyrics are being used for commercialpurposes. Certainly not because he was not informed about it. What also upsetshim is that the same thing happened to him last year. Then Albert Heijn “foulshis copyright”, he says himself. acknowledges: ‘Is a mistake, clumsy’

“Last year Albert Heijn decided to give a shit about my copyright. And thecompany got off with a donation of 5000 euros to the food bank. Plus a lot offree advertising,” the singer wrote on Twitter this weekend with a photo ofthe toy book. “This year I am aiming a little higher. After all, recidivism.”

It is striking that Albert Heijn and fall under the same parentcompany. commented on ‘s tweet Westbroekknow that it is“indeed a double fault”. “Clumsy, especially because our brother Albert madeit last year. We are good together, but we don’t tell each other everything.”

This is indeed a double fault, Henk. Inconvenient, especially because our> brother Albert made it last year. (We’re good together, but don’t tell each> other everything). We would like to solve it, can you let us know in a DM> how we can reach you?>> — (@bol_com) October 15,> 2022

Henk Westbroek has engaged a lawyer

A conciliatory conversation followed today between Henk Westbroek and the mainresponsible for the toy book of As a solution, this chief responsibleproposed a donation of 10,000 euros to a charity, with which haspreviously collaborated.

But there was no question of reconciliation: Westbroek rejected’soffer. “It cannot be the case that the thief decides what the punishment willbe,” he says. He has informed the web store that his lawyer will contact thecompany. Westbroek is not yet sure what the legal steps should bring.

Singer wants compensation and more money for charity

The singer is considering compensation for the free advertising that bol.comwould have received due to the media attention to the issue surrounding thetoy book. There might be an extra amount on top of that that must be donatedto a charity chosen by Westbroek. “You have to put some kind of fine on it,”says the singer. The web store “is sorry” that the company did not come to anagreement with Westbroek.

Henk Westbroek previously stated that he finds it “terrible” that his number_Belgium_ is used during meetings of the PVV.