Arnold 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:
Yes, Arnold Schwarzenegger did a really bad job as Governor of California and even worse on the Apprentice...but at least he tried hard!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 3, 2017
NBC did not comment on Schwarzenegger's statement, and the network has not confirmed if the show will be picked up for another season.Want more stuff like this? Like us on Facebook.