Celebrity ApprenticeArnold Schwarzenegger has a message for "The New Celebrity Apprentice": "You're terminated."

Schwarzenegger released a statement quitting the reality series: "I loved every second of working with NBC and [executive producer] Mark Burnett. Everyone — from the celebrities to the crew to the marketing department — was a straight 10, and I would absolutely work with all of them again on a show that doesn't have this baggage."

That "baggage" has the name of Donald Trump. In a recent interview with Empire, Schwarzenegger complained that Trump's association with the show was driving down ratings.

"Even if asked [to do it again] I would decline. With Trump being involved in the show people have a bad taste and don't want to participate as a spectator or as a sponsor or in any other way support the show," he said.

Trump himself has badmouthed Schwarzenegger's appearance on "Celebrity Apprentice," even though he still has a financial stake in the show as an executive producer:

NBC did not comment on Schwarzenegger's statement, and the network has not confirmed if the show will be picked up for another season.

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The New Celebrity Apprentice
NBCJanuary 2, 2017
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