After former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman criticized President Trump and her time at the White House in her new role as a reality TV star of ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ in a newly released clip from the show, the White House fired back at her with a very low blow.
In a clip from the show, Omarosa has said that she was “haunted” by Trump’s tweets, and actually broke down in tears telling fellow cast member Ross Matthews about the White House, saying, “It’s going to not be okay, it’s not. It’s so bad.”
When asked about how the White House reacted to her comments, White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah said that the administration is not taking her comments seriously.
Shah told reporters during the press briefing, “Omarosa was fired three times on ‘The Apprentice,’ and this was the fourth time we let her go. She had limited contact with the President while here. She has no contact now.”
Omarosa left the White House in December after serving as Director of Communications at the Office of Public Liaison. Conflicting accounts on whether she had been fired or resigned were prevalent in the news at the time, and it was reported that she left the White House cursing and screaming