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Tom Arnold just announced via Twitter that Trump's people threatened him with a defamation suit, so he will "Open Apprentice vaults 4 discovery! Miss Universe too!!"


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Comedian Tom Arnold has revealed he's in possession of "unreleased outtakes" from Apprentice featuring president-elect Donald Trump saying "every bad thing ever, every offensive, racist thing ever." Arnold, speaking with KIRO Radio's Dori Monson Friday ahead of a performance in Seattle, also claimed that editors and producers have been "scared to death" to release the tapes.

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"Hundreds of people have seen these," Arnold said, according to MyNorthwest. "It was sort of a Christmas video they put together. He wasn't going to be President of the United States. It was him sitting in that chair saying the N-word, saying the C-word, calling his son a retard, just being so mean to his own children."

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Shortly before the election, Arnold added, he got a call from the new Apprentice host Arnold Schwarzenegger's agent. "I get a call from Arnold's CAA agent, sitting next to Hillary Clinton," he said. "They said, 'I need you to release him saying the N-word.' I said, 'Well, now these people—two editors and an associate producer—are scared to death. They're scared of his people, they're scared of they'll never work again. There's a $5 million confidentiality agreement."

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Back in October, the Washington Post obtained and shared audio of a 2005 conversation between the president-elect and former Access Hollywood personality Billy Bush in which the man who will soon occupy the White House on a seemingly part-time basis bragged about grabbing women "by the pussy." Bush was subsequently fired from his role on NBC's Today show, while the president-elect suffered practically zero consequences.