Donald Trump apparently has a "thing" for referring to women as pigs.
On “Celebrity Apprentice,” Trump said he fired Khloe Kardashian because she had to miss some of the shoots to attend mandatory classes after getting a DUI, according to People’s 2009 report. New reports indicate he wanted her off the show simply because he didn’t like the way she looked, adding to the presidential candidate’s vast repertoire of sexism and misogynistic behaviors.
Huffington Post reported Friday that Trump allegedly fired Khloe Kardashian because of her weight, not because she had a DUI. While filming “Celebrity Apprentice” back in 2009, staffers allegedly witnessed Trump refer to Kardashian as “fat” and “ugly,” and cited this as the sole reason Trump terminated her from the television series.
One editor said, “He basically wanted to just get rid of her. He called her a ‘piglet.’” The editor also recalled Trump being disappointed that the show couldn’t get Kardashian’s sister, Kim, to be one of the celebrity contestants. Trump reportedly asked, “What is this? We can’t even get the hot one?”
Another “Celebrity Apprentice” staffer confirmed Trump’s “piglet” comment and also recalled Trump wanting to fire her because of his opinion of her looks. The staff member recalled Trump saying, “Why don’t we fire Khloe? She is a fat piglet. Why did we get the ugly Kardashian?”
Another editor remembers that Trump was desperately looking for a reason to get Kardashian off of the show, which is why he used her DUI as an excuse.
The editor said, “When they fired [her], it wasn’t on merit. It was on him not liking her.” Trump reportedly asked, “What's the reason we can get her off [the show]?”
To the public eye, however, Trump put on a different face. He covered up his true intentions for getting Kardashian to leave the show with another, more socially acceptable excuse.
When Trump fired her from the show, he said, “I hate people who drive under the influence. I know three families who lost children to drunken driving.”
Of course, like most statements Trump has made in the past, including referring to Miss Universe Alicia Machado as "Miss Piggy," this has come back to bite him.
His trail of mistreating women is finally coming to the forefront of the media’s attention, and he cannot run or hide from his ugly past.
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