Comedian Chipukeezy provides an explanation for the KBC show’s cancellation

Comedian Vincent Mwasia Mutua, popularly known as Chipukeezy, has shed light on the suspension of his show, “The Chipukeezy Show,” on Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC).

In a statement released through Ufalme Entertainment director Michael Muthama and obtained by Nairobi News, Chipukeezy disclosed that the state-owned corporation had failed to fulfill its payment obligations for several months, leading to the show’s suspension.

“Dear valued partners, suppliers, artistes, and fans. We hope this message finds you well. We at Ufalme Entertainment wish to address a matter that has been of concern to many of you. It is with a heavy heart that we must inform you of the ongoing delay in payment from our media partner, KBC. Since November, we have experienced significant delays in receiving payments from KBC, despite our best efforts to meet our commitments to all stakeholders involved in the production of The Chipukeezy Show,” the statement read.

Chipukeezy elaborated that the lack of payment had adversely affected the show’s production, leading to its suspension for several months. However, he assured fans that discussions were underway with KBC to resolve the issue, expressing hope for the show’s eventual return.

“As a production company committed to maintaining high standards of professionalism and integrity, we understand the impact these delays can have on our valued partners, suppliers, and artists. We want to assure you that we are actively working with KBC to resolve this matter quickly and fairly. We extend our deepest gratitude to our incredible fans for their unwavering support! Your favorite show will resume soon on KBC once we have resolved the outstanding issues, promising more inspiration and empowerment,” the statement concluded.

“The Chipukeezy Show” premiered on KBC on September 11, 2023, and aimed to promote, nurture, and monetize young talent in Kenya. Despite its sudden suspension, Chipukeezy remains optimistic about the show’s future, expressing gratitude to fans for their continued support.

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