Court Orders Release Of Unaired Apprentice Tapes

Related to the previous JMG post.

The Hollywood Reporter reports:

Journalists, litigants and even actor Tom Arnold for years have been trying to get their hands on unaired footage from The Celebrity Apprentice that allegedly incriminates Donald Trump — and on Thursday a New York federal judge ordered MGM to hand over tapes in a lawsuit over an alleged multilevel marketing scam.

Whether they’re those tapes remains to be seen. “With last night’s opinion and today’s rulings, the Court has cleared away a number of remaining obstacles created by the defendants and third parties to proper discovery in this case,” plaintiffs’ attorney Roberta Kaplan said Thursday in a statement to THR.

Former Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos, who accuses Trump of sexually assaulting her in 2007, is also fighting to get unaired footage in her defamation lawsuit. Multiple former contestants, including Arnold and Penn Jillette, have said Trump regularly made sexist and “racially insensitive” comments on set.

Roberta Kaplan! Read the full article.