Now he can add another grievance: an immigrant has taken his job.
NBC announced Monday that Arnold Schwarzenegger will debut as host of The Apprentice when it returns to the airwaves in 2016. Trump had previously been fired as host after making several offensive statements about immigrants in June.
Schwarzenegger, who was born in Austria, issued a statement announcing his new gig, saying:
I have always been a huge fan of The Celebrity Apprentice and the way it showcases the challenges and triumphs of business and teamwork. I am thrilled to bring my experience to the boardroom and to continue to raise millions for charity. Let's get started!
Schwarzenegger also teased today's announcement with an obligatory cheeky reference to Terminator.
Trump has already offered his congratulations to Schwarzenegger on Twitter.
And took some time to do some revisionist history as well.
NBC announced in June that Trump—who had said he would not return to the show because of his political ambitions—would not return to "The Apprentice" franchise because of his "derogatory" remarks about Mexican immigrants.
So, good news for fans of reality TV. The real good news though? Producers and writer on The Apprentice won't even have to bother coming up with a catchphrase for the new guy.
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