American Pickers Star Frank Fritz apparently isn’t about to be fired from the show.
Fritz left the show in March 2020 to undergo back surgery, however, in July 2021, bandmate Mike Wolfe confirmed that Fritz would not be returning to the show.
Fritz was open about his desire to return to the show, saying, “I would always love to go back to my job, I miss my friends and my people and be on the road and meeting all these different characters.”
Nonetheless, he has since been replaced by Wolfe’s brother, Robbie.
Visiting his store in Illinois, Frank Fritz finds, The sun discovered that Fritz had begun selling merchandise criticizing the show and calling for its return.
The tabloid published photos of t-shirts in the store saying, “I want Frank back.”
Since Fritz left the show, his relationship with Wolfe seems to have been frosty.
“I haven’t spoken to Mike in two years. He knew I had back pain, but he didn’t call me to ask how I was. That’s how it is,” Fritz said previously. The sun.
“The show is 1,000% leaning towards him. I can’t even stoop that low to show you how much.
“It’s very good. It’s like you had Aerosmith and there was Steven Tyler and he was the leader. I found my place, I’m second and he’s number one on the show. It’s not is not a problem for me, maybe he has a problem.
In July this year, Wolfe broke the news that Fritz had suffered a stroke.
“I’ve been very private over the past year in regards to Frank’s life and the journey he’s been on,” Wolfe wrote on Instagram.
“There have been many opinions about my and Frank’s friendship and the show, but now is not the time to set the record straight. Now is the time to pray for my friend. Frank has suffered a stroke and is in hospital.
“Please keep it in your hearts and thoughts. Frank, I’m praying more than anything that you’ll be okay. I love you mate.”
In response, Fritz’s friend said Quad City Times that the star was “unprepared at the time for her condition to be released” but was “grateful for all the prayers and well wishes”.