Outrage over ‘Bullying’ Interview Sequence on The Apprentice
Lord Sugar and Karren Brady Have No Off-Camera Interaction with Contestants, Says Former Apprentice Star
Dani Donovan, a former candidate on BBC‘s The Apprentice, has revealed that Lord Alan Sugar and Karren Brady have no off-camera interaction with the contestants at all. In the show’s semi-final, Baroness Brady was criticized for her harsh comments during the interview sequence, with viewers calling it bullying. The remaining five candidates had their business plans scrutinized by Lord Sugar’s team, resulting in some heated exchanges.
‘Bullying’ Interview Sequence Attacked by Viewers
Many viewers who watched the semi-final of The Apprentice were not impressed with the ‘bullying’ interview sequence. The contestants were grilled by Lord Sugar’s team, which included Claude Littner, Karren Brady, Mike Soutar, and Linda Plant. Baroness Brady’s harsh comments to candidate Megan Horby drew particular criticism, with many calling her out for being unfair.
Baroness Brady, Lord Sugar’s Disciple, Comes Under Attack
The backlash against The Apprentice focused on Vice Chair of West Ham United and Lord Sugar’s disciple Baroness Brady, who was involved in the controversial interview sequence. Viewers took to social media to criticize her harsh comments, calling them unnecessary and even cruel. The BBC received numerous complaints from viewers over the online bullying of contestants.
Contestants Reveal Lack of Off-Camera Interaction with Judges
Former Apprentice star Dani Donovan has revealed that there is no off-camera interaction between Lord Sugar, Karren Brady, or Claude Littner and contestants. With the cameras always rolling, there is no room for small talk. Despite this, Dani says she respects all three judges and believes they were very fair during the competition.
Marnie Swindells and Rochelle Anthony to Go Head to Head in The Apprentice Final
In the penultimate episode of The Apprentice, the remaining five contestants were interviewed about their business acumen and proposed plans for Lord Sugar’s investment. Eventually, Marnie Swindells and Rochelle Anthony were chosen to go head to head in the final, with Dani Donovan being axed in the semi-finals.
Viewers Turn Off Over ‘Bullying’ Interview Sequence
The backlash against The Apprentice reached fever pitch following the semi-final episode, with many viewers saying they were turned off by the ‘bullying’ interview sequence. The show has always been known for its tough-love approach to contestants, but this time, viewers felt the judges went too far.