In his years as a reality TV boss on “The Apprentice,” Donald Trump repeatedly demeaned women with sexist language, according to show insiders who said he rated female contestants by the size of their breasts and talked about which ones he’d like to have sex with. [Associated Press]
TURNING the tax code into a tax shelter isn’t something middle America should want in a president.
Women should have a good idea by now what a “President Trump” would mean for them.
The last thing the entertainment industry needs is another sexist misogynist at the top of a TV show.
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Former producer Katherine Walker said Trump frequently talked about women’s bodies during the five seasons she worked with him and said he speculated about which female contestant would be “a tiger in bed.”
A former crew member who signed a non-disclosure agreement and asked not to be identified, recalled that Trump asked male contestants whether they would sleep with a particular female contestant, then expressed his own interest.
“We were in the boardroom one time figuring out who to blame for the task, and he just stopped in the middle and pointed to someone and said, ‘You’d f… her, wouldn’t you? I’d f… her. C’mon, wouldn’t you?'”
As a beauty queen and someone who chose a career in show business from a young age, I was ogled at every audition. In the Miss America Pageant, nothing like this would have been allowed to happen.
“We were told to put on our opening number outfits—they were nearly as revealing as our swimsuits—and line up for him on stage. Donald Trump walked out with his entourage and inspected us closer than any general ever inspected a platoon. He would stop in front of a girl, look her up and down, and say, ‘Hmmm.’ Then he would go on and do the same thing to the next girl. He took notes in a little pad as he went along,” wrote Prejean. [The Daily Beast]
All this is minor, unimportant compared to electing a man who thinks LOSING A BILLION DOLLARS IN ONE YEAR IS “genius.”
The U.S. tax code is a complicated mess that favors the wealthiest. This needs to change but does anyone think Donald Trump is the person who will do it?