Dominika Chorosińska became Minister of Culture and National Heritage in the new government of Mateusz Morawiecki and chairwoman of the Public Benefit Committee. The actress and politician has been much talked about in recent years not only because of her roles. Recently, the media commented on her behavior during the first meeting of the Sejm of the 10th term.
On Monday after 4.30 p.m. Dominika Chorosińska received the letter from the president Andrzej Duda appointment to office Minister of Culture and National Heritage, she was also appointed chairwoman of the Public Benefit Committee. The newly formed government has no chance of gaining a vote of confidence. PIS can count on 194 votes in the new Sejm (191 PiS club + 3 near Kukiz’15), while the post-election coalition of KO, Poland 2050, PSL and New Left has 248 votes.
Dominika Chorosińska – who is she?
Dominika Chorosińska is an actress and politician. She was born in 1978 as Dominika Figurska. In 2001, she graduated from the State Theater School in Kraków, and in the same year she became professionally involved with the Polish Theater in Wrocław. He has played roles in the series “M jak miłość”, “First love”, “Agata’s Law” and “Father Mateusz”. She also appeared in films such as “6 Days of the Ostrich”, “Down the Colored Hill”, “Smolensk” and “Two Crowns”. Privately, she is the wife of actor Michał Chorosiński and the mother of five children.
Before becoming an MP for Law and Justice in 2019, she was involved with television for several years. As the Wirtualnemedia.pl portal recalled on Monday, Chorosińska cooperated with TV Republika. In the spring of 2016, she started co-hosting the weekend editions of the “Polska na Dzień Dobry” program, and in the fall of 2017, she briefly joined the hosts of “W tyle wiz” and “W tyle wiz extra”, broadcast on TVP Info.
In 2019, she ran for the European Parliament, but did not win a seat. “I am running for the European Parliament to develop and protect the rights of the family and to emphasize the role and dignity of a modern woman who has the right to fulfill herself both in professional and family life. Let the family be the heart of Europe!” – she wrote on her website before the vote. The website of the new Minister of Culture also includes a reference to culture: “Polish culture has united nations since the times of the Jagiellon dynasty. Let our heritage inspire the modern continent!” – we read. A few months after elections to the European Parliament Chorosińska became a member of the Sejm of the 9th term. She was also elected to the Sejm of the 10th term.
Dominika Chorosińska – controversial behavior in the Sejm
When Szymon Hołownia spoke at the first session of the Sejm of the 10th term as the newly elected Speaker of the Sejm, Chorosińska shouted at him: “You have talent” – noted the Wirtualna Polska portal. – I watched it too, dear MP, I really appreciated this program – replied Hołownia. When Patryk Michalski from Wirtualna Polska asked the MP about her words, she replied: – He will have to use this talent, to go from blissful ignorance to knowledge of what a marshal’s job is.
A year earlier, the politician’s other words were widely reported. In November 2022, Chorosińska responded to the statement Jarosław Kaczyński, who linked low fertility in Poland with “cutting in the neck” by women. She then said that President Kaczyński did not say anything about “punching”. A reporter standing nearby heard from the MP that she was “obviously distorting the words” of the president. She ignored the suggestion herself listen to Kaczyński’s statement.