Former ‘The Apprentice’ Villain, Entrepreneur Joins Donald Trump’s AdministrationBy Jane Reed, UniversityHerald Reporter
President-elect Donald Trump is busy building his administration With his transition team in place, it looks like a throwback from "The Apprentice" is going to happen. Because Omarosa Manigault, a previous contestant in season 1, is going to work on Trump's public engagement.
Omarosa Manigault was considerably one of the most controversial contestants on "The Apprentice." She was accused of blindsiding, alienating and who could forget her acrimonious tactics on the show. She was tagged as the woman America loved to hate.
Now, she is allegedly going to be one of the nine members that will comprise President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet, as reported by The Associated Press. This is no strange thing as Omarosa was one of Trump's most vocal African-American supporters during his presidential campaign. Check out her statement regarding Trump below:
Through out her career, she has worked in different fields of expertise. But she is no stranger to politics. She used to work under Vice President Al Gore during Bill Clinton's administration. However, according to reports, she was not successful in her job. Omarosa's job was to answer invitations received by the Vice President. She did not do her job right, as reported by Heavy.
Omarosa Manigault insisted that she was not trained to do her job properly, during that time. On "The Apprentice," she was fired before Donald Trump decided to hire her again. Regardless of her controversial tactics in "The Apprentice" season 1, she was able to accumulate a net worth of $1 million.
Her profile includes being a Miss America pageant contestant with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Radio and TV Broadcast Journalism. She graduated from the Central State University in Ohio. She also majored in Mass Communication from Howard University and is pursuing a PhD in Communication Studies.
It is not yet clear what she will be specifically leading under Donald Trump's administration. Trump's transition team, according to the Associated Press, did not respond to comments about Omarosa Manigault's role.