’ A spokesperson for the show refuted the claims and told Standard Online: “All firing decisions throughout The Apprentice are down to Lord Sugar’s own judgement, and solely based on his opinion about who he believes should be fired after every task.
The awkward moment didn't go unnoticed by fans, as one person tweeted: "Nick talking about his like for Pamela Anderson and Rachel Riley looking disgusted.""Of course all the young girls were watching the Hoff," the host marched on, before Rachel interrupted him, asking sceptically: "Were they? " Nick said, surprised, as the blonde bombshell maintained that she wasn't sure about that, sounding decidedly unconvinced."I don't know," she muttered, glancing at Susie Dent for confirmation.
"I don't think it's consensus."Countdown airs weekdays at 2.10pm on Channel 4.
This one-off show will remind viewers of “classic moments and characters” from past series.
Lord Sugar will be back in the judge’s chair for the tenth run to tell more wannabes “You’re fired!
According to Hewer, Lord Sugar was never swayed by any suggestions and always stuck to his guns.
“I say to him, ‘Oh, by the way Alan, the blonde: he or she is as thick as a fridge door, and I urge you with every fibre of your being, get rid of them, because they’re going to let you down”.In a recording of a talk at Oxford University obtained by The Sun, Hewer, 72, can be heard telling students: “People say ‘Oh, it must be such fun to work on the Apprentice!’ “Well I’ve got to tell you, for the elderly, it’s one of the biggest nightmares I’ve ever had to endure.” He continued: “Can you imagine, even at your young age, having to spend two or three days chasing around after maybe six or eight hooligans?From then on, the series will run every Wednesday at 9pm on BBC One.For more dedicated fans, there will also be a 10th anniversary special on Monday 13 October at 10.35pm.Past winners have included Tom Pellereau, Lee Mc Queen, Tim Campbell, Michelle Dewberry and Stella English, who took Lord Sugar to an employment tribunal in 2013.