Host of the British version of “The Apprentice, ” Lord Alan Sugar, has revealed on Twitter that he wants to replace Donald Trump on the US version of the business reality show.
Earlier this week NBC fired Trump after he made irreverent comments about Mexican immigrants during a speech in which he announced his bid to run for presidency , Lord Alan Sugar, a prominent English businessman, who hosts British ‘The Apprentice’ on BBC One, says he “would like the challenge” of hosting The Apprentice in the United States.
businessman Lord Sugar, looks eager to replace him on the reality show.
When a Twitter user wrote “With Trump not doing The Apprentice USA anymore, @Lord_Sugar would make perfect replacement”, Alan replied saying “I would like the challenge.”
Sugar replied saying “I would like the challenge.”
“As soon as NBC cut all ties with Trump, Lord Sugar and [show creator] Mark Burnett started talking, ” a source told British newspaper The Sun. “They obviously know each other really well from working on the British version and have a great relationship.”
And People.com reports that NBC has “already reached out to Sugar”.
Trump consider to be Suger’s rival after he had a Twitter spat in 2012 with Lord Sugar in which he said: “Without my show you’d be nothing”.
The insider added: “The fact that Sugar has a pretty bad relationship with Trump would make landing his old job all the more sweet.”