Former Trump aide and “Apprentice” star Omarosa Manigault Newman made her debut on CBS’ “Huge Brother: Superstar Version” on Wednesday night time — and shocked her 10 fellow rivals.
The present, hosted by Julie Chen and working in an abbreviated three-week format, sends the 11 celebs to a shared home, the place they’ll be filmed and monitored 24/7. Throughout their keep, they’ll vote to evict one another. The final celeb standing wins $250,000.
As quickly as Omarosa makes her entrance, fellow competitor Marissa Jaret Winokur (“Hairspray”) visibly balks and says, “Oh, my God.”
When Ross Mathews (“The Tonight Present with Jay Leno”) sees Omarosa, he has an excellent stronger unfavourable response. “When individuals ask me who you don’t need to see in that home, my reply is Omarosa,” he tells the digicam in an apart. “I can’t do toxicity and negativity.”
James Maslow (singer of Huge Time Rush), the youngest contestant at age 27, didn’t appear to know who Omarosa was. The 2 chat, and he or she mentions her stint on “The Apprentice.”
“Who was the particular person you have been apprenticing for?” Maslow asks politely.
“Donald Trump,” says Omarosa.
After a protracted, awkward pause, he says, “Wow.”
Different home company embody Mark McGrath (former “Sugar Ray” singer and “Superstar Spouse Swap” actuality TV veteran), Shannon Elizabeth (“American Pie”), Metta World Peace (former NBA All-Star), Brandi Glanville (“The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills”), Keshia Knight Pulliam (“The Cosby Present”), Ariadna Gutierrez (Miss Columbia 2014) and Chuck Liddell (former UFC Gentle Heavyweight Champion).
The present is a by-product of the worldwide “Huge Brother” franchise, which has run on CBS for 19 seasons. This episode marks “Huge Brother: Superstar Version’s” American debut.
Omarosa first established herself as a actuality TV villain on exhibits like “The Apprentice,” “The Superstar Apprentice” and “The Final Merger.” She continuously stirred up battle and drama, together with a infamous feud with Piers Morgan in 2013.
Her stint within the White Home because the assistant to the president and director of communications for the Workplace of Public Liaison lasted simply over a 12 months. When she was fired earlier this 12 months, she was “bodily dragged” away from her submit.
Conveniently, Omarosa didn’t should take part within the present’s first competitors, which had contestants hold off of big Oscar statues whereas being sprayed with water and paint.
Previous to the problem, Chen instructed home company to face on a random quantity on the ground. The visitor who selected the fortunate quantity can be spared from the primary spherical of evictions — and will subsequently sit out the primary problem. Shock! The (supposedly) random winner was Omarosa.
In her personal handle to the digicam, Omarosa in contrast “Huge Brother” to the White Home, telling the digicam that her expertise there taught her to look at each her again and her entrance.
It’s going to be an attention-grabbing few weeks in that home.