Maarten van Rossem did not initially have any interest in The world’s Smartest Man

Maarten van Rossem, who, in 2012, the eenmansjury of The world’s Smartest Man is, was not initially interested in the role. The 75-year-old historian, found in the original Flemish version of the quiz was nothing.

“From the beginning, I have no” on this one made it, because I have the Belgian version of it, had seen it”, says Van Rossem, in the program it Is Now. “I thought that was so incredibly useless, I thought to myself:” this will never do.”

He was in a meeting with the production crew had to deal with that he’s self-realization that was to be juryrol decided, he added yet to the idea to do it. “That’s what I do to this day. However, if the producer would call and ask if I can take a walk with Philip, or add a little something extra and would be willing to give up, then it’s ready.”

However, it has been a little bit of it to change it. “The lights are on, my seat have been replaced, in incandescent light bulbs where you can get an egg to fry. There is a modern lighting elements, which do not give off heat.”

He added will, nevertheless, critical for its position in the quiz. “That asshole there isn’t anything active in it, it seems like it is an embarrassing behemoth; as a result, we can go on and on. I’m just comfortable, I’m not there for the aesthetics. I’m 75, and I just want to sit down.”

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