President-elect Trump is still an executive producer for Celebrity Apprentice


As yet another potential example on the long list of conflicts of interest facing Donald Trump, Variety reports that the President-elect will keep his executive producer credit for the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice on NBC, complete with payment. The news serves as one more reminder that the soon-to-be-commander-in-chief is a reality TV star first and political figure second, and will profit accordingly.

The New Celebrity Apprentice will debut on January 2nd — 18 days before Inauguration Day — and run for an eight-episode season. Trump’s name will appear in the credits with Apprentice creator Mark Burnett and new host and EP Arnold Schwarzenegger. MGM, the production company distributing the show, will handle payment to the…

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