Sunday 25 September 2016

Apprentice candidate quits after clash with Lord Sugar

Published 29/11/2015 | 16:56

Apprentice candidate Scott Saunders quit the programme after clashing with Lord Sugar (BBC/PA)
Apprentice candidate Scott Saunders quit the programme after clashing with Lord Sugar (BBC/PA)

A candidate on The Apprentice has avoided being told "You're Fired!" after quitting the show.

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Scott Saunders has left the BBC One series after clashing with Lord Sugar in an episode due to be broadcast, The Sun on Sunday reported.

The 27-year-old from Hertfordshire walks out of the boardroom after the billionaire entrepreneur criticises his "idiotic" mistakes and "useless" performance, the newspaper said.

An Apprentice spokeswoman said: "We never comment on upcoming episodes because it spoils viewer enjoyment."

It is not the first time a candidate has quit the Apprentice.

Katie Hopkins, now a controversial commentator, walked off the show in 2006, while Raleigh Addlington left in 2010 after his brother was wounded in an explosion in Afghanistan.

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