Actor Vivica A. Fox has recalled the second ex-President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump made a racist remark whereas filming “Celebrity Apprentice,” and certain didn’t even notice the offense she’d prompted.
“I’ll never forget that when I did ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ and Ivanka Trump, she said, ‘Wow, you speak very well,’” the “Empire” star instructed actuality TV producer Andy Cohen on Friday’s episode of his E! present “For Real: The Story of Reality TV.”
“No, Andy. I hate to say it,” Fox continued. “I don’t think she knew at the time that she was insulting us. I really think that she thought she was complimenting us. That it was like, ‘Oh wow, you guys are intelligent.’”
“I don’t think she knows now,” responded Cohen.
Fox recalled individuals on Twitter going “crazy” over the remark ― which performed into racist tropes ― which aired in 2015 throughout the first episode of the ex-president’s closing season internet hosting the present.
Cohen mused on how the clip reached the air within the first place.
“Think of the layers and layers of white people that saw a cut of that show and aired it and they said, ‘Oh, this is great,’” he mentioned.
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Rumors have for years swirled about ex-President Trump using racial slurs on the set of his actuality present. In 2005, he even touted the concept of pitting Black contestants towards white ones for a season.
“I think that it would be handled very beautifully by me,” Trump mentioned of the idea on the time, even boasting to radio host Howard Stern that it could be “the highest-rated show on television.”
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