Maslyakov described the relationship with Ernst with the words “Friendship is friendship, but money apart” Director of the First Channel Konstantin Ernst. According to Maslyakov, despite some disagreements, he is pleased with the way they interact with each other. The host of the “Club of the cheerful and resourceful” shared this in an interview with TASS.
According to the KVN host, being not in public, he and the director of the TV channel call each other by their first names. “We have known each other for many years, from the time when he (Konstantin Ernst – approx. Lenta.ru ) was not the first on the First [channel],” Maslyakov said.
The head of KVN recalled that Ernst sometimes heads the jury at the games of the “Club of the cheerful and resourceful”. However, his presence among the judges of the program does not mean that KVN can count on some concessions, Maslyakov noted. “Life is a struggle. Television is no exception. Therefore, friendship is friendship, and money, as they say, is apart, “he described his relationship with the general director of the channel.
In conclusion, Maslyakov admitted that he was pleased with Ernst's close presence” on a long stretch “of his life path. At the same time, the TV presenter added that they regularly had “business picks.”
Earlier Maslyakov admitted that he was thinking about retirement. The TV presenter has not yet made a final decision. Maslyakov is sure that he will worry, watching KVN from the side.