Sad news for everyone”Hartz and cordial“-Fans. On the show was Rudi was accompanied in the realization of his dream: he had saved all his Hartz-4 money to emigrate to Tanzania. There the native of Luckenwalde had married his great love Nangini just a few weeks ago – so the future of the unemployed had looked rosy. But now Rudi has died completely unexpectedly.

How RTL reported, Nangini found Rudi: She discovered her husband lifeless in his own garden. Further information on the cause of death of the 63-year-old is not known. The shooting for “Hartz und Herzen” started again shortly after the tragic find: the camera team was even on the way to the airport to shoot with Rudi again – then Nangini reported the tragic news.

The emigrant would have been accompanied on a particularly difficult walk: Just a few days ago, Rudi’s beloved mother Inge died at the age of 88. He wanted to fly to Germany for the cremation and capture it on camera.