He got his own dose of medicine.
Donald Trump — who has made a name for himself with his catch phrase “You’re fired!” — has himself been fired by NBC network after his low-rated reality show “The Apprentice” was left off the new prime-time schedule.
Trying to have the last word, Trump told NBC: “You can’t fire me, I quit!”
The real estate mogul said he is “moving on from ‘The Apprentice’ to a major new TV venture,” which he declined to name.
The corporate-themed reality show, which aired in dozens of countries around the world, featured young, aggressive entrepreneurs in a weekly game of elimination as they competed for a real-life job in Trump’s business empire.
“The Apprentice” debuted as a hit in 2004, averaging nearly 21 million viewers and ranking as the top-rated new US TV show its first season. But the series dropped steadily in the ratings in successive years, losing nearly two-thirds of its original audience by the time it wrapped up its sixth installment last month.
(I’ve always thought of Donald Trump as Donald Duck. If a guy quacks like a duck, he must be Donald Trump.)