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Donald Trump’s entrance earlier this week at the Republican National Convention — buttressed by strobe lights, fog and a soundtrack (Queen’s “We Are the Champions”) — may have raised some eyebrows. But not for loyal viewers of “The Apprentice.” That’s how the Donald has rolled ever since becoming a breakout TV star in 2004. Just take an episode from the first season, during a challenge set at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. Donald swoops in like Bruce Wayne via his own Trump-branded helicopter, then strolls through the casino’s lobby, shaking hands with wide-eyed gamblers. “How are you doing everybody?” Trump says, sounding like a political candidate.
In the months leading to Trump’s coronation as the Republican nominee for president, the press has parsed through his old interviews, TV appearances and even chapters from his aspirational tome, “The Art of the Deal.” But what about the most telling document about what makes Donald run »
- Ramin Setoodeh
A spokesman for WME Entertainment said that the agency had no plans to work on a film for the Republican National Convention, after Donald Trump suggested in an interview that agency chieftan Ari Emanuel had offered to take charge of the project.
In an interview with Michael Wolff in the Hollywood Reporter, Trump said that Emanuel was a “very good friend of mine” and that he had offered to take on the convention project.
It’s fairly typical for presidential nominees to enlist Hollywood figures for their biographical convention films. Davis Guggenheim »
- Ted Johnson
Donald Trump and Univision have settled Trump’s lawsuit over Univision’s decision to drop Miss USA and Miss Universe telecasts last year. Last June, the Republican presidential nominee sued Univision for $500 million after Univision dropped the beauty pageants following Trump’s derogatory remarks about Mexican immigrants. Trump claimed that Mexico is “sending people that have lots […]
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3 items from 2016
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