The heated rivalry between Celebrity Apprentice: All-Stars contestants LaToya Jackson and Omarosa Manigault is spilling out beyond the show as it appears the two ladies are about to embark on a legal battle after LaToya made some harsh comments about the death of Omarosa’s fiance Michael Clarke Duncan.
“She’s a conniving, scheming, cut-throat, probably pulled the cord on Michael Duncan Clarke … and I thought Mr. Trump was falling for that fake cry. Such a lie!” LaToya claimed in her exit interview on Sunday night’s episode.
Michael passed away in early September of last year after suffering from a myocardial infarction months prior. During the first incident, Omarosa was able to resuscitate him, but unfortunately, there was nothing anyone could do to save him the second time around.
Omarosa was obviously not happy to hear such horrible words from her co-star, and this morning her attorney released a lengthy statement regarding LaToya, her comments, and what they intend to do moving forward.
“La Toya Jackson’s statement on the March 17, 2013 episode of All-Star Celebrity Apprentice, that the Reverend Omarosa Manigault caused her fiancé Michael Clarke Duncan to die, is false, vicious and defamatory,” Omarosa’s attorney told Radar Online. “Rev. Manigault has been heralded as a life saver for her actions on the evening that her fiancé suffered a life-ending heart attack. It is because of her bravery that Mr. Duncan — the love of Rev. Manigault’s life — was able to live for months beyond that tragic night. Mr. Duncan passed away from natural cause.”
“Ms. Jackson made the statement immediately after having been ‘fired’ off the show, and blames Rev. Manigault for her loss. It is repulsive and of the lowest level of class for Ms. Jackson, who showed herself to be a ‘sore loser’ in making these disgusting statements in the wake of Rev. Manigault’s tragic loss.”
“As her counsel, we have been directed to pursue these defamatory statements to the fullest extent of the law with La Toya Jackson and any other participating publications or media outlets who repeat or repost these statements.”
Omarosa was devistated over Michael’s passing and despite any questionable actions she may have made during Celebrity Apprentice, nobody deserves to be blamed for the death of a loved one.
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