Apprentices work “to promote Trump,” who says prize is “a little bit too much.”
As the winner of The Apprentice 2, Kelly Perdew may earn a quarter of a million dollars whoring for the show, but he also has a crappy office. A Newsweek reported visited, and found that Kelly’s “desk is in a small, windowless space next to the assistant to Donald Trump’s wife, Melania (Perdew has no assistant). The walls are bare, except for a dry-erase board and a U.S. map, stuck with pins marking the distributors he’s signed to buy his boss’s new line of bottled water, Trump Ice.” Newsweek also finds, not surprisingly, that both Bill and Kelly’s “$250,000-a-year gigs are less about climbing the corporate ladder, and more about using their ‘Apprentice’ celebrity to promote Trump.” Trump admits that the show’s prize is essentially a sham: “It’s a little bit too much to ask someone to be the president of a $800 million building when they haven’t had that kind of experience,” he said.
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