Omarosa Manigault suing La Toya Jackson over 'Celebrity Apprentice' comments
Omarosa Manigault, the villainess who manufactured the downfall of both Bret Michaels and La Toya Jackson on "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" is adding insult to injury by suing Jackson after getting her booted from Donald Trump's board room. Omarosa visited Howard Stern's radio show to set the record straight about comments made by "sick and demented" La Toya about Manigault and her late fiance, "The Green Mile" star Michael Clarke Duncan.
When La Toya was fired on "Celebrity Apprentice," she had some choice words to say about Omarosa, voicing her opinion that the reality star who viewers love to hate "pulled the plug" on her own fiance as he died. Manigault says she is filing suit against Jackson immediately over her harsh words.
When Stern questions whether such remarks are legally actionable, Omarosa has the answer, as she seems to have done her homework. "It is only actionable if [Jackson] repeats it; it's called a reckless disregard for the truth," says Manigault. "So she said it back in October when she first taped the show. She's repeated it subsequently on all of these talk shows."
As far as what damages she'll sue for, Omarosa cites emotional distress. "Do you really want people to think that you harmed the one you love?," she asks. Stern gives Manigault the chance to state on the record whether she pulled the plug on Duncan, and she responds, "God no, I love that man."
Omarosa claims she gave her former co-star an opportunity to retract the statement, but a letter from La Toya's attorney says, "It was the producers' fault." Watch the video below:
Photo/Video credit: Howard TV
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