American Pickers’ Frank Fritz WANTS to return to show despite network having ‘no plans to bring star back’

AMERICAN Pickers star Frank Fritz desires to return to the present regardless of the community having “no plans to convey him again.”

Frank, 57, hasn’t appeared on History Channel’s American Pickers since mysteriously disappearing after a March 2020 episode


Frank Fritz desires to return to American PickersCredit: Coleman-Rayner
The network has 'no plans' to bring the fan-favorite back to the History show


The community has ‘no plans’ to convey the fan-favorite again to the History presentCredit: Zachary Maxwell Stertz/History

In an unique interview with The Sun, Frank revealed his makes an attempt to return to the favored sequence after recovering from again surgical procedure. 

Frank instructed The Sun: “I wish to come again to the present. I used to be doing it for 11 years. I’m 100% recovered now and I’m able to roll and return on the present.”

But Frank revealed the community hasn’t given him a straight reply about returning, as he continued: “They discuss out of each side of their mouth. It could be like me telling you I wish to return on the present after which tomorrow going, ‘I by no means mentioned that, I by no means mentioned something about that.’

“The present runner referred to as me on my birthday on October 11 of final 12 months and he mentioned ‘I’ll name you again tomorrow,’ however I haven’t heard from these individuals in any respect. They don’t contact me.”

Frank insisted he “didn’t leave the show,” as he underwent back surgery and then the pandemic hit

The collector added: “I don’t know if they’ll do it cheaper with out having me on there or what the state of affairs is. 

“I wish to return on the present, however it is determined by the community. It ain’t gonna have an effect on me one bit, however I wish to be again for my followers.”

TMZ reported American Pickers has “no plans” to convey again Frank, who has starred on the hit present since 2010.

Producers really feel the present is doing effective with out Frank, because the present needed to proceed filming whereas he handled well being issues, in keeping with the outlet.

As The Sun completely reported, Frank has additionally been feuding with his costar Mike Wolfe

Frank mentioned: “I haven’t talked to Mike in two years. He knew my again was tousled, however he didn’t name me up and ask how I used to be doing. That’s simply how it’s.”

While Frank refused to disclose the precise reason behind the falling out, he claimed there was pressure over their shared American Pickers stardom

He defined: “The present is tilted in the direction of him 1,000 %. I can’t even bend that far down to indicate you the way a lot. 

“That’s effective. It’s such as you’ve obtained Aerosmith and there’s Steven Tyler and he’s the entrance man. I discovered my spot, I’m second and he’s primary on the present. That’s no drawback with me, perhaps he does have an issue.

“I’m not boastful and I’m extra of an everyday ol’ man.”

Frank then mentioned it will be “laborious” to “put the present on after not speaking to any person for 2 years.”

He even admitted: “I believe Mike desires to get his brother Robbie in there to interchange me. I don’t know why he’s behaving like that in the direction of me.”

The Sun additionally beforehand reported Frank dropped 65 pounds, as he has been residing more healthy and sober. 

In pictures obtained by The Sun, Frank looked unrecognizable while debuting a shockingly thin appearance in comparison with his heavier determine on the present.

Frank, who suffers from Crohn’s Disease, a power inflammatory bowel illness, instructed The Sun: “The weight reduction is me watching what I’m consuming so I can maintain my illness beneath management one of the best I can. I’m simply maintaining a healthy diet. 

“After some time I began watching what I’m doing and I’m doing slightly bit extra strolling. I maintain fairly busy round right here too, caring for the grass and eliminating the weeds.”

Frank continued that he’s sober at present, including: “Not consuming helps with weight reduction as a result of if you drink you eat. I’m not weight-reduction plan.

“I used to be consuming slightly bit too, however that didn’t work out both. I haven’t had a drink in nearly 9, ten months. 

“It would have been a 12 months however I had one slip up, it was perhaps for 4 hours however it was sufficient.”

Frank, who lives in Iowa, admitted that in his time without work the present, he “hasn’t been out selecting a lot these days.”

He continued: “I’ve been engaged on a pair bikes and stuff, however that’s about it. I used to be in Sturgis bike rally in South Dakota in August final 12 months.

“I’ve been going to Sturgis for 40 years now. I used to be there for the fiftieth, sixtieth, seventieth, eightieth and ninetieth anniversaries and yearly in between that. I simply obtained inducted two years in the past to the Sturgis Hall of Fame.”

Frank is currently feuding with his costar and longtime friend Mike Wolfe


Frank is at present feuding along with his costar and longtime pal Mike WolfeCredit: Getty
Frank is unrecognizable, as he has dropped 65 pounds


Frank is unrecognizable, as he has dropped 65 kilosCredit: Coleman-Rayner
The star has been working on his motorcycles since his time off the show


The star has been engaged on his bikes since his time without work the presentCredit: Coleman-Rayner

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