Almost 14 years before she was summarily fired from Donald Trump’s White House, Omarosa Manigault-Newman was booted from the president’s other reality TV show, “The Apprentice.”
In 2004, following her appearance as the “villain” on the show’s fifth season, the “woman America loved to hate” received the SNL treatment in a vintage segment that’s as cathartic today as it was in the early aughts.
In the skit, Maya Rudolph’s “Omarosa” appears alongside former Weekend Update co-hosts Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallon to lament her firing by “Mr. Trump.”
“First of all, I’d like you to address me by my full name, Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, and not by my first name which is disrespectful because I am a proud African-American woman,” she says.
“I cam here tonight because I feel I was misrepresented on the television program, ‘The Apprentice,’ and I’d like to tell my story,” she continues. “First of all, let me just say that Mr. Trump is a fool, for he should have named me ‘The Apprentice.’”
“Omarosa” goes on to explain her qualifications as a “strong, Nubian woman” who’s “strength is only rivaled by the bionic man on a rock.”
“I didn’t get into this business being a wimp, and I’m not going to let anything beat me down,” she adds.
But, as a piece of plaster, a “bigger” piece of plaster, a pizza, an abridged dictionary, an unabridged dictionary, a bowling ball, a trashcan and more start falling on “Omarosa’s” head, you see her “bionic” strength melt away.
Watch the classic skit below, via NBC:
Louisiana Democrat re-elected governor — despite Trump’s rallies for the Republican candidate
The Associated Press has called the Lousiana's governor's race for incumbent Democrat John Bel Edwards.
Edwards triumphed over Republican businessman Eddie Rispone, who called to concede.
The outcome is another major political loss for President Donald Trump, who had held multiple campaign rallies for Rispone.
During his most recent rally, Trump begged the crowd to give him a "big win" in the election.
Eddie Rispone has conceded the #lagov race to Gov. John Bel Edwards, giving the Democrat four more years in ruby red Louisiana despite Trump’s best efforts to flip the seat. Edwards camp says Rispone called minutes ago to concede. #lagov #lalege
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Grisham made her argument after President Donald Trump went to Walter Reed Hospital for an unannounced doctor's visit, resulting in a great deal of speculation.
Following the visit, Grisham claimed Trump was "healthy" and "without complaints" -- a claim many found unlikely as the president has spent a good deal of time as president airing his many grievances.
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The communication occurred with Andriy Yermak, a top aide to President Volodymr Zelensky, when Sondland was in Kyiv, the newspaper reported.
"Sondland was also texting back and forth on WhatsApp with Yermak throughout the trip, and had been communicating with other Ukrainian officials over the messaging app in the preceding and subsequent months, according to people familiar with his interactions," The Post reported.