Fired Paloma: It’s Lord Sugar’s loss

LIPPY Paloma Vivanco was axed from the Apprentice tonight after irritating Lord Sugar in the boardroom – and then claimed her sacking was his loss.

The Peruvian-born contender fell foul of the show boss after she turned on colleagues following her Apollo team’s failure in a fashion task.

Lord Sugar told her she had “talked herself out” of the show with her outburst.

And the 29-year-old admitted her comments prompted her departure, saying: “The key reason that Lord Sugar got rid of me was because I got a little too lippy in the boardroom.

But she added: “I think it’s his loss to be honest.’


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The two teams went head-to-head in establishing fashion outlets at Manchester’s Trafford Centre for their latest challenge.

But the �3,223 takings of Paloma’s Apollo team trailed the Synergy rivals by more than �500 and they lost.

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She dragged Alex Epstein and Sandeesh Samra into the boardroom for the final showdown with Lord Sugar.

And, after ripping into her colleagues and launching into a tirade, Lord Sugar told her: “I don’t like your last outburst and from my 40 years in business and my personal instinct, I don’t like what I’ve seen across the table today.

“You’ve talked yourself out of this and if you had shut up a while back it may be someone else going. Paloma, you’re fired.”

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