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Uli Herdinansyah: Too good to be true

  • Emmy Fitri

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, April 6 2008   /  10:45 am

Uli Herdinansyah: (JP/J. Adiguna)The local television industry is booming and celebrities' lives have seemingly become "public property". Thanks to the public's hunger for news, or even the dirt on their idols, local gossip shows are earning top ratings. TV presenter, radio broadcaster, and emcee Uli Herdinansyah is part of the "circle". The 35-year-old, who hosts the TransTV gossip show Insert, says he is not in it for the money. "It's more than a job. The TransTV guys are like family. I have been there for four years now." He said that working with two female co-hosts -- Ersa Mayori and Cut Tari -- was like having two wives. They (Ersa and Tari) have different characters, which Uli has come to understand better over time. "Whatever I've achieved, it's because of them," he said. "This kind of...