A German broadcaster has said that thousands of people were evacuated from an arena tonight, after a bomb threat at a live television transmission of Germany's Next Top Model.
The evacuation occurred as they recorded the live tenth season finale of Germany’s Next Top Model.
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The local police chief told Bild in Germany that an unidentified woman called in the threat, leading officers to evacuate the building as a precaution. No explosive devices have been found so far.
The network ProSieben confirmed that everyone got out safely. This includes judges Heidi Klum, Thomas Hayo and Wolfgang Joop.
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German reports have said that the live broadcast of the Heidi Klum series suddenly cut off midway through the finale. Initially, the station blamed a technical malfunction, but it has since been confirmed that the entire theater was evacuated because of a bomb threat.