amsterdam - Former television presenter Frank Masmeijer was sentenced by the Belgian judge to eight years of imprisonment on Friday. Against the 56-year-old ex-showmaster, seven years ago, cell was required for drug trafficking. Masmeijer is suspected of importing more than 400 kilograms of cocaine.
Masmeijer held in the eighties with programs like Dinges or The Holidayshow tickled millions of viewers on the tube. The Drent was discovered in Mallorca in the 20's and soon became a familiar face on Dutch television. After his television career, he left for Belgium and set up catering business.
In 2014 he was arrested for drug trafficking; he was in forearm for ten months and was released with an ankle pending awaiting trial. Masmeijer himself has dealt with stories in multiple interviews as 'blurred nonsense' and 'fake news.' '