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In the first season of Donald Trump’s reality TV show “The Apprentice,” which premiered in 2004, one contestant quickly became the one viewers loved to hate.

She was known simply as Omarosa.

I met her in the summer of 2008, after she’d written a book aimed at helping women be more assertive.

Here now, Omarosa, from 2008:

Several years after our interview, Donald Trump was elected president, and Omarosa went to work for him in the White House. But she left in January 2018. It’s not clear whether she was fired, or resigned.