The Real Reason Khloé Kardashian Got Fired on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Khloé Kardashian at an event

Khloé Kardashian defines what it means to be a hustler. After breaking out on Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the truth star continued to up her tv appearances. She went on to seem in a number of spinoffs — from Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami to Kourtney and Khloé Take The Hamptons — earlier than touchdown a gig on Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice. She made it via a string of episodes earlier than being fired by the now-president.

Khloé Kardashian at an event
Khloé Kardashian at an occasion in October 2016 | Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Khloé Kardashian’s time on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

Kardashian booked Celebrity Apprentice in 2009 with the assistance of momager Kris Jenner. As she defined in an outdated interview on Chelsea Handler’s eponymous Netflix present, “I didn’t care to do Celebrity Apprentice. My mother made me do it.”

She appeared on season 2 of the hit NBC present alongside stars akin to Joan Rivers, Brian McKnight, TLC’s Tionne Watkins, and Dennis Rodman. Viewers appeared to take pleasure in watching her on the present, however Kardashian was fired after simply six episodes.

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Why was Khloé Kardashian fired from ‘Celebrity Apprentice’?

On the present, Trump cited her DUI arrest in March 2007. As he fired her, he mentioned: “I hate people who drive under the influence. I know three families who lost children to drunken driving.”

But in 2016, a number of sources informed The Huffington Post that Trump allegedly didn’t like Kardashian’s appears to be like, particularly her weight, and “itched to have her removed from the show.”

“He basically wanted to just get rid of her,” mentioned an editor on the present. “He called her a ‘piglet.’” The editor and a second supply additionally claimed that Trump complained about not with the ability to ebook “the hot one,” referencing Kim Kardashian West.

“When they fired [her], it wasn’t on merit,” added one other editor. “It was on him not liking her.” The editor claimed that Trump then tried to hatch a plan to take away Kardashian, asking his staffers: “What’s the reason we can get her off [the show]?”

It doesn’t seem that Trump ever addressed the reviews, however The Huffington Post revealed a number of different tales detailing his historical past of boorish habits on the present.

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Khloé Kardashian’s feedback on her firing from ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

After being dismissed from the present, Kardashian informed cameras, “I don’t think Mr. Trump made the right decision. I’ve learned my lesson. I’ve been paying for it every single day … it just sucks that I had to go out this way because I don’t want people to remember me this way but it is what it is.”

She additionally sounded off on the choice on her now-shuttered weblog, writing (through People): “I don’t think I should have been fired for that reason alone. I just wish Mr. Trump would have handled the situation a little differently.” Her sister, Kim, agreed, saying on her personal web site, “I was a little disappointed at how she was given the boot. She obviously made an awful mistake but definitely has taken responsibility for her actions and we are all very proud of her.”

Although Kardashian lamented over the choice, she informed Handler within the aforementioned interview that she really “hated” the present.

“I hated every minute of it, she explained. “I’m put in these situations I would never be in in real life. I went to homeschool; I don’t know how to do a f*cking PowerPoint . . . Stressing myself out, and then dealing with him and about to be fired? I’m like, ‘F*ck you, I don’t want to do this.’”

Fortunately, she’s discovered one thing she loves in her household’s present and her denim line, Good American.

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