Trump: "Why Did We Get the Ugly One?"

I happened to have watched Khloe Kardashian's season on Celebrity Apprentice. I was outraged when Trump fired her because he learned she had missed a day of work on the show to attend alcohol classes for a DUI.

Today the Los Angeles Times reports on his real beef with Khloe: She was too heavy and not as attractive as her sisters.

“What is this? We can’t even get the hot one?” he reportedly said, referring to Kardashian’s sister, Kim. “Why don’t we fire Khloe? She is a fat piglet. Why did we get the ugly Kardashian?”

Via Huffpo, a third source and Apprentice editor, states: [More...]

“When they fired [her], it wasn’t on merit,” the editor said. “It was on him not liking her.” The editor said that Trump went to the staff and asked: “What’s the reason we can get her off [the show]?”

A fourth Apprentice staffer told Huffpo:

According to a fourth source who worked on the show, Trump improvised the reason for her “firing,” pinning it on the fact that she had to go to Los Angeles for court-mandated classes related to a prior DUI incident. The business mogul claimed to be caught unaware that Kardashian had to leave ― even though, the source said, it was common for celebrities to have “carve-outs” in their contracts that allowed a short time off from filming.

With the cameras rolling, Trump criticized Kardashian for the DUI, noting his own brother’s struggle with alcoholism as well as the experiences of friends who had lost loved ones in drunk driving accidents.

James Corden, back from a week off, was very funny last night in his opening on Trump's request for drug tests before the debate:

"Drug Tests? This election is definitely now a pissing content."

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    The 2 important questions to ask here (5.00 / 6) (#1)
    by CoralGables on Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 02:46:02 PM EST
    1. Why was a Kardashian ever on the show?
    2. Why did this show even exist?

    There's also a third and fourth question: (none / 0) (#9)
    by Donald from Hawaii on Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 06:02:05 PM EST
    (3) Why are people watching any of this dreck?

    (4) Are we that dumbed down that this is what passes for entertainment?


    All of them, Katie! (none / 0) (#12)
    by Erehwon on Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 09:34:35 PM EST
    Especially (4).

    because (none / 0) (#32)
    by linea on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 07:26:35 PM EST
    (4 ) the excruciating pointlessness of baseball is so much more sophisticated?

    P.S.: 'Celebrity Apprentice' still exists. (none / 0) (#10)
    by Donald from Hawaii on Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 06:10:50 PM EST
    Its new host is -- (drum roll, please) -- Arnold Schwarzenegger. No, I am not kidding. And yes, irony is dead.

    "Why did we get the ugly one?"... (5.00 / 6) (#2)
    by kdog on Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 03:14:45 PM EST
    is a question we should ask GOP primary and caucus voters.  And I'm not talking about his sour puss, I'm talking about the inside.

    Looky (5.00 / 4) (#3)
    by FlJoe on Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 04:06:51 PM EST
    here, one of Trumps accusers who was specifically called a liar by both Donald and Melania, has plenty of back up, People magazine drops new bomb on Trump as 6 witnesses confirm Natasha Stoynoff's sex assault report

    It's just boys (5.00 / 3) (#5)
    by Militarytracy on Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 04:52:15 PM EST
    Melania says she has 2 boys at home. And boys will be boys, you are trying to unboy boys. HOW DARE YOU. sigh....social media, they aren't you're photo opportunity you know!

    I think I saw (5.00 / 1) (#8)
    by KeysDan on Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 05:32:11 PM EST
    Melania pass a secret note to Anderson Cooper which read:  H-E-L-P.    

    I cannot honor her wish... (none / 0) (#17)
    by kdog on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 10:38:04 AM EST
    to not feel sorry for Melania...I can't help it, I do.

    Not even a gold digger deserves that mess...cruel and unusual sugar-daddyism.


    it's been a long night (none / 0) (#18)
    by jondee on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 10:57:08 AM EST
    and I hate the f*ckin' Eagles, man, but I can't help thinking of that line about how her love "is given to a man with hands as cold as ice."

    Central Park 5 Trump... (none / 0) (#4)
    by kdog on Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 04:50:54 PM EST
    would have already convicted and sentenced Presidential Candidate Trump.

    Executed (5.00 / 1) (#6)
    by Militarytracy on Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 04:52:39 PM EST
    I'm not a huge fan (5.00 / 1) (#13)
    by CST on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 09:00:48 AM EST
    Of the Kardashians (or the Apprentice).  But it's not like they're hurting anyone (the Kardashians).

    I don't really understand all of the animosity (not just on this site).

    From what I've heard, they're super nice to everyone who works with them, which is one of the reasons they've been able to become famous for being famous.  That type of television isn't really my cup of tea, but everyone has their own form of preferred brainless entertainment.  I'm not going to sit here and pretend that everything I watch helps me grow intellectually.

    Not hurting anyone directly... (5.00 / 1) (#14)
    by kdog on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 09:52:12 AM EST
    but I wonder if Kardashianism does a disservice to young girls indirectly, with the hard softsell of all their sponsor's products and what not on the app games and tv shows and social media.

    Like Trump looks at young women as objects to serve his carnal purposes, the Kardashians seem to look at young women as objects to sell crap to.

    As for their entertainment value, not my bag either, but I have my own guilty gutter pleasures too.  Simple question of taste.


    I guess a part of me (5.00 / 2) (#20)
    by CST on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 11:05:17 AM EST
    Just feels that the level of vitrol directed at them is disproportionate to their "crimes".  But then I don't know many young girls these days.

    To be sure... (5.00 / 1) (#21)
    by kdog on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 11:37:02 AM EST
    people love to hate them...a common pop cultural phenomenon.

    The mom weirds me out, I kinda feel sorry for the daughters...I suspect much of their "careers" were her brainchild.  I can't imagine being raised for a life in front of constant cameras and manufactured drama...seems horrible, despite the comforts of wealth it provides.  


    i agree with CST (1.00 / 1) (#33)
    by linea on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 07:31:24 PM EST
    a friend of mine, with a universty degree in biology, loves KUWTK and watches it with her mother every week.

    I'm with Ken on the disservice they do to our (3.00 / 2) (#15)
    by Militarytracy on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 10:12:29 AM EST
    Very young women. Very unhealthy messages coming off Kardashian fame. And as many A list actors have noted, "Really, millions for just acting like an idiot?"

    Your life is finite (none / 0) (#16)
    by Mr Natural on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 10:31:52 AM EST
    It's that simple.

    but you and I we've been through that (5.00 / 1) (#19)
    by jondee on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 11:01:23 AM EST
    and this is not our fate..

    America's (5.00 / 1) (#22)
    by Mr Natural on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 12:28:50 PM EST
    Neruda, burying lamps?

    Superficiality is what the Kardassians are and what their fans want.  Acceptance of superficiality is how America gets the politicians it has.


    Dissing Kardashians? (4.00 / 4) (#7)
    by Militarytracy on Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 04:55:52 PM EST
    He's about to have an enormous falling out with the uneducated

    A Billboard Grows in Dearborn (none / 0) (#11)
    by Mr Natural on Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 08:27:19 PM EST
    A billboard on westbound I-94 heading into Dearborn has a simple message: "Donald Trump can't read this, but he is scared of it."

    The catch? It's written in Arabic.

    The sign should be written (none / 0) (#34)
    by Jack E Lope on Thu Oct 20, 2016 at 03:23:44 PM EST
    ...in Algic, so true Americans can understand it.

    A pro-Trump Spammer from Poland (none / 0) (#24)
    by Mr Natural on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 02:37:33 PM EST

    SITE VIOLATOR (none / 0) (#25)
    by Peter G on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 03:03:06 PM EST

    Obama's estranged half-brother (none / 0) (#26)
    by Mr Natural on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 04:48:12 PM EST
    brought to Tonight's debate by Donald Trump.

    When the going gets weird, the weird run for President.

    Because this has what to do (none / 0) (#27)
    by Peter G on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 04:56:54 PM EST
    with HRC's candidacy, or DJT's qualifications? Just baffling.

    According to freeper (5.00 / 1) (#29)
    by Ga6thDem on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 05:46:18 PM EST
    logic Malik is supposed to prove that Hillary and Obama are part of ISIS or some such.

    Mrs. Clinton should (none / 0) (#30)
    by KeysDan on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 05:52:07 PM EST
    bring Alex Baldwin, in SNL get-up, and put him in the front row.  

    They should wheel Jeff Epstein in (none / 0) (#31)
    by jondee on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 06:33:46 PM EST
    strapped into one of those Hannibal restraint contraptions and prop him up in the front row.

    Maybe it's supposed to unnerve Hillary (none / 0) (#28)
    by jondee on Wed Oct 19, 2016 at 05:33:01 PM EST
    like when the Corleone family brought Frank Pentengeli's brother from Sicily and sat him in the courtroom.

    Mother Jones with the rest of the story (none / 0) (#35)
    by Mr Natural on Thu Oct 20, 2016 at 03:36:04 PM EST